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Rajiv Gandhi killing: SC to hear assassins' plea

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Mar 27, 2012 at 10:00am IST

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday will hear a plea by the convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case. The convicts are reportedly seeking that the case be tried in the apex court.

Meanwhile, the Madras High Court will also hear another petition by them seeking the setting aside of the President's order that rejected their mercy pleas.

The convicts are pleading that the Madras High Court commute their life sentence to life imprisonment.

Rajiv Gandhi killing: SC to hear assassins' plea

The convicts have also petitioned the Madras HC to set aside the President's order that rejected their mercy pleas.

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