On 11 February 2010, four gunmen entered Shahid Azmi’s office and shot him at point-blank range, killing him instantly. He was 32.
Fabricated Police stories
However, the UAPA (the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act) provides justification for such a crime over innocent people branded and fabricated as terrorists. “It was not one Zakariya whom they arrested branding as a terrorist. It was a whole family, relatives and friends who were ostracized after the blatant lies which came out in the mainstream newspapers, fed by the police.” Human rights activist KP Sasi said.
I, an IIM-A alumnus, IIT Professor, executive director of BPCL, Ex-MD & CEO of Petronet India, senior professor and chair, Big Data Analytics in Goa Institute of Management, author of 26 books, columnist in the Economic and Political Weekly, writer of innumerable articles, a noted scholar of caste-class and public policy issues, leading public intellectual and democratic and educational rights activist face imminent threat of arrest as an ‘Urban Maoist’ in the vilest post-independence plot by the state.
The Kerala High Court on Monday granted bail to Taslim, a native of Kannur city, who was accused on charges of attempting to influence witnesses in the Bangalore blast case.
Read the letter of Shweta Bhat, wife of Sanjiv Bhat, posted in the facebook account of Sanjiv Bhat:
The letter was written on October 17 and received by his wife A S Vasantha Kumari on October 25. It reads as follows:
It was not one Zakaria whom they arrested branding as a terrorist. It was a whole family, relatives and friends who were ostracised after the blatant lies which came out in the mainstream newspapers, fed by the police.
” As you can understand, the above mentioned incidents have put me and my family under great fear and now, we are seriously concerned about my son’s future. Will my son get an immigration clearance to move out in the light of all that has happened? ”