HC dismisses Nalini's plea

The Madras High Court on Thursday dismissedas not maintainable, a petition filed by Nalini Sriharan, one of the seven life convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, seeking a direction to the Governor to release them as per theState Cabinet recommendations.

By dismissing her plea as not maintainable, a Division Bench of Justice R Subbiah and Justice Krishnan Ramasamy upheld the immunity enjoyed by a state Governor against judicial directions.