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Raviraj appeal dismissed

The appeal made in the case of the assassination of the Tamil politician Raviraj was dismissed on Thursday by the Court of Appeal. 

The appeal filed by Mr Raviraj's widow, Shashikala Raviraj, after the five men accused of killing the former Tamil National Alliance (TNA) MP were acquitted.

According to the Daily Mirror, the appeal was dismissed as the complainants were not present in court.  

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