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Peter Bleach released

February 04, 2004 15:56 IST

Peter Bleach, serving a life sentence in Kolkata for his involvement in the 1995 Purulia arms drop case, was released from the jail on Wednesday following a Presidential remission of the remainder of his sentence.

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Authorities in West Bengal released him from the high-security Alipur Jail at around 3:25pm. Deputy High Commissioner Andrew Hall and other officials from the British mission escorted him in a convoy of cars out of the jail.

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Number of User Comments: 4

Sub: Why??

Why this guy got Presidential pardon? What David Blunkett promised India in his return? He is state's enemy. Its really confusing. Can any journalist venture ...

Posted by Prasad

Sub: questions unanswered

Peter bleach being released without the government getting hold of the people behind this episode shows the sorry state of affairs of our country's policy ...

Posted by alok chaurasia

Sub: its foolish....

How can a release an enemy who conspired to distroy India.. And above all he is a undercover spy of the British intelligence. How can ...

Posted by chennamallikarjun

Sub: purulia

What if purullia was Belfast and Bleach was badrinath .....will the Britain do the same ??? Release Badrinath.. The highlight was those last lines "Authorities ...

Posted by Anil Menon



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