India, Nov. 23 -- Convicted in the assassination case of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, AG Perarivalan on Monday got a week's parole from Supreme Court for medical check-up.

Perarivalan, had on November 12, walked out of a Tamil Nadu prison on a-month-long parole to visit his ailing father and attend his niece's marriage ceremonies.

Perarivalan is serving a life-term at Puzhal Central Prison near Chennai in Tamil Nadu and had sought leave for his 76-year-old father Gnanasekaran's medical treatment.

He is allowed to stay home till December 11 and attend his niece's wedding and reception ceremonies but barred from speaking to media and any unlawful activity.

Perarivalan was also given parole earlier in August 2017 to attend to his ...