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AUGUST 30, 2011 Tamil Nadu Assembly adopts resolution urging the President to commute sentences of Santhan, Murugan and Perarivalan. Madras High Court stays their execution.
FEBRUARY 19, 2014 Tamil Nadu Cabinet decides to immediately release Nalini, Santhan, Murugan, Perarivalan, Robert Payas, Jayakumar and Ravichandran. Informs the Centre of its decision.
FEBRUARY 18, 2014 SC commutes sentences of the trio. Says state may consider releasing them.
FEBRUARY 27, 2014 SC stays the release of all seven accused. Slates the next hearing on March 6.