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Priyadarshini Mattoo case convict granted parole for writing exam

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on Tuesday granted to rape and murder case convict Kumar Singh for writing his LLM Exams.

Singh is pursuing LLM through a course and is in the final year.

During the hearing, did not oppose Singh's plea. He is serving a life term for raping and murdering Mattoo, a

Justice granted Singh for three weeks starting May 21. Singh's exams will be starting from May 24.

Court has also asked Singh to furnish a personal bail bond on surety amount of Rs 25000 each.

Singh was acquitted by the trial court in the year 1999, but later, the set aside the trial court order and held him guilty of rape and awarded him capital punishment.

In 2010, the reduced his punishment from capital punishment to life sentence.

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First Published: Tue, May 14 2019. 14:44 IST