Jayalalithaa grants Rs 9.5 lakh for legal expenses of 3 TN persons in Qatar

Jayalalithaa grants Rs 9.5 lakh for legal expenses of 3 TN persons in Qatar

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has sanctioned Rs 950,000 towards legal expenses to make an appeal on behalf of three persons from the state who were sentenced to death and life term by a court in Qatar.

While Alagappa Subramaniam and Chelladurai Perumal have been sentenced to death another accused Sivakumar Arasan was awarded life term on May 30 in Qatar in connection with an alleged case of murder.

They have been incarcerated since February 2012; the deadline for them to file an appeal expires on July 30. Perumal