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.
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.