HC rejects parole application of 1993 serial blasts convict

HC rejects parole to 1993 serial blasts convict

The Bombay High Court on Tuesday rejected the parole request of 1993 serial blasts convict Bashir Ahmed Kairullah, observing that permitting him to step out of the prison might be adverse to the “security of the society.”A Division Bench of Acting Chief Justice V.K. Tahilramani and Justice M.S. Sonak dismissed his plea challenging the decision of prison authorities to reject his parole application from June, 2016 on the ground that his wife was ill. The Bench held that considering the magnitude of the offence for which Kairullah was convicted it would not be right to release him on parole.PTI

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