Pravin Mahajan, undergoing life sentence for killing his brother and BJP leader Pramod Mahajan, was on Friday released on 14 days’ parole.

He was released from Nashik Road Central Jail after securing parole from DIG (Prisons), Jail Superintendent of Aurangabad Swati Sathe told PTI.

Mahajan is learnt to have been released on medical grounds, though no official confirmation was immediately available.

Pravin was pronounced guilty and awarded life sentence by a Mumbai court in December 2007 for killing his elder brother Pramod at the latter’s flat in Worli.

Pramod had succumbed to fatal bullet wounds in a city hospital on May 3, 2007.

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