A mother’s plea for euthanasia

Arputhammal who is the mother of Perarivalan,one of the life convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case has appealed to the state government to mercy kill her and her son as she wanted to end their suffering of 27 long years.

The President Ram Nath Govind had recently rejected the plea to release the 7 lifers in the Rajiv Gandhi case.She said that she had been running from pillar to post to prove the innocence of her son but no one took her seriously. She is planning to come over to Chennai to hand over the mercy kill petitions to the government.