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Ten convicted in Kumbakonam school fire tragedy

Posted on July 31st, 2014 in Judgement, Private |

PTI,Wednesday, 30 July 2014

Source:Sakal Times

Thanjavur (TN): Over a decade after a devastating fire charred to death 94 school children, a local court convicted 10 persons and acquitted 11 others in the ghastly school fire tragedy in Kumbakonam.
Principal District and Sessions Judge Mohammed Ali pronounced the verdict in the packed court hall amid tight security as parents and relatives of the deceased children assembled outside the court. Read the rest of this entry »

School founder gets life in TN tragedy that killed 94 children

Posted on July 31st, 2014 in Education Department, Judgement, Private |

Gladwin Emmanuel in Chennai punemirror.feedback@gmail.com,Jul 31 2014

Source:Mirror

Administrator, headmistress, meal organiser and cook get five yrs RI as local court announces quantum of sentences in the deadly Kumbakonam fire of 2004

A decade after the worst ever school fire tragedy claimed the lives of 94 children in Kumbakonam, the school’s founder was on Wednesday sentenced to life imprisonment, while eight of the nine others convicted got five years in jail . Read the rest of this entry »

TN school inferno: Founder gets life

Posted on July 31st, 2014 in Judgement, Private |

Gokul Rajendran,Thanjavur,Jul 31 2014

Source: The Times of India

Verdict Comes 10 Years After 94 Children Were Burned To Death In Thanjavur

A decade after 94 children were charged to death in the worst school fire tragedy , a court in Thanjavur has awarded life imprisonment to 85-year-old school founder Pulavar Palanichamy .Delivering the much-anticipated and much-delayed judgment on Wednesday , the Thanjavur district principal and sessions court awarded five-year rigorous imprisonment to eight others and a twoyear jail term to one person, whose sentence it later suspended. Read the rest of this entry »