SC uses its power to set free convict

A.G. Perarivalan was 19-year-old when he was arrested in 1991 and he has already spent 32 years in jail, out of which 16 years were spent on the death row and 29 years in solitary confinement. The Supreme Court held that the advice of the state cabinet is binding on the Governor in the exercise of his powers under Article 161 of the Constitution.
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What is Article 142 That Supreme Court Invoked to Free Perarivalan in Rajiv...

AG Perarivalan is one of the seven convicts in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case. He was 19 years old when he was arrested in 1991 for buying batteries which were used to trigger the belt bomb that killed the former prime minister. He has been in prison for nearly 31 years. The Supreme Court invoked its extraordinary power under Article 142 of the Constitution.
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In Landmark Judgement, Pakistan's SC Says Defecting Lawmakers' Votes Will...

Pakistan's Supreme Court ruled that dissident members of the Parliament, cast against their party’s directives, cannot be counted. A five-member bench issued a 3-2 split decision, with a majority of the judges not allowing lawmakers to vote against party line under Article 63-A of the Constitution. The case was based on reference sent by President Arif Alvi in March for the opinion of the apex court.
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