Thiruvananthapuram: The government in the High Court said that P K Kunjananthan, convict in the RMP leader T P Chandrasekharan murder case, showed good conduct in prison. It also said that he was not given political or other considerations in the prison.
The home department explained their stance in court after T P Chandrasekharan’s wife K K Rama filed a petition against Kunjananthan being continuously given parole.
Kunjananthan is a convict who has shown good conduct. He has never violated any prison rules and has never been punished for. He was granted parole as per protocol. There is no political influence behind it, the affidavit stated.
Kunjananthan has not been awarded more than 60 days of normal parole in a year. As per prison rules in the state, maximum of 90 days of parole can be awarded to a convict, government told the HC.
Earlier, Kunjananthan had twice approached the HC seeking parole citing health constrains. However, the HC had strongly criticized him.