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Sri Lankan Rajiv Gandhi Case Convict, Santhan, Passes Away in Chennai Hospital

  • Posted on February 28, 2024
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Santhan, a key figure in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, passed away in a Chennai hospital due to cardiac arrest. He was one of the individuals released by the Supreme Court in 2022 after serving over 20 years in jail. Santhan, a Sri Lankan national, was undergoing treatment for liver failure before his demise.

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Santhan, a Sri Lankan national, who was embroiled in the infamous Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, has met his demise in a Chennai hospital. The 55-year-old, also known as T Suthendiraraja, passed away due to a cardiac arrest, according to a hospital official. Santhan's involvement in the case dates back to 1991 when the former Indian Prime Minister was assassinated.

After serving over 20 years in prison, Santhan was among the seven individuals released by the Supreme Court in 2022. This decision came after they had completed their sentences in connection with the assassination. Despite his release, Santhan's health had been deteriorating, leading to his admission to the Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital in Chennai.

Reports suggest that Santhan was admitted to the hospital from a special camp in Tiruchirappalli on January 27, 2024, due to liver failure. His condition worsened when he suffered a cardiac arrest around 4 am on the day of his demise. Hospital staff attempted to resuscitate him through CPR procedures, and he was put on a ventilator with oxygen support. However, Santhan did not respond positively to the treatment and eventually passed away at 7.50 am.

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E Theranirajan, the Dean of the hospital, confirmed Santhan's death and stated that arrangements were being made for his post-mortem examination. Additionally, legal procedures were being initiated to repatriate his body to Sri Lanka, his home country.

The news of Santhan's death has stirred conversations about the long-standing legal case and its aftermath. It brings closure to a significant chapter in Indian legal history while also raising questions about the implications of such high-profile cases. Santhan's passing has saddened many, prompting reflections on justice, rehabilitation, and the complexities of international legal matters.

As the legal proceedings surrounding Santhan's case come to an end with his demise, it marks a moment of reflection on the lasting impact of past events and the pursuit of justice in society.

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