News: People`s Rights for death penalty to be commuted as life term

Puducherry, Aug 21 (PTI) Puducherry unit of Federation of People’s Rights today adopted a resolution appealing to the Central government to commute as life term the death penalty awarded to Murugan, Perarivalan and Santhan, facing death row in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.

G Sugumaran, Secretary of the Federation, said in a release here that a meeting of various human rights activists held here also wanted the death sentence awarded to Afzal Guru in Parliament attack case to be reduced to life imprisonment.

PTI / 21.08.2011

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