The CBI in its chargesheet had made Aseemanand’s confession — one in front of a magistrate at Tees Hazari courts in New Delhi and an alleged confession to Kaleem in jail — as the main evidence against him.
The inquiry was being conducted by the Registrar (Vigilance) of the High Court of Judicature at Hyderabad, based on a complaint filed by a litigant who wanted “a thorough inquiry to be conducted to know the corrupt practices” of the judge.
2007 Mecca Masjid blast case: On May 18, 2007, a bomb exploded at the Mecca Masjid during Friday prayers, resulting in the death of eight persons and injuries to 58. Five others were shot dead by police during a riot that followed.
Hyderabad Police picked up 58 Muslim youths in different raids and allegedly detained them illegally for several days on suspicion that they had allegiance to jihadi elements, who were initially held responsible for the explosion.
"Swami Aseemanand was forced to give a confessional statement. The report that Aseemanand expressed remorse in front of a Muslim youth while in jail is also blatantly false,’’ BJP leader B Ramachandra Rao said.
A bomb blast occurred at the Mecca Masjid during Friday prayers resulting in the death of 8 persons and injuries to 58. Citing lack of evidence, the court acquitted five accused including Nabakumar Sarkar alias Swamy Aseemanand.
Nearly eleven years later as a Additional Metropolitan Session Court, a special NIA court, is likely to give its verdict on Monday, Riyaz seems to have lost track of all time and the legal proceedings in the daily struggle for survival.
As red sanders smugglers continue to fox and frustrate forest and police officials tasked with protecting the fast-disappearing endemic red sandalwood forests, glaring lapses in the protection and conservation plan have been revealed during a meeting of top forest officials recently.
Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu will hold a meeting with representatives of all political parties in the state at Amaravati on Tuesday to decide the future course of action on the demand for special category status.
During a brisk 5-km walk between Chilakaluripeta and Narasaraopet along State Highway 45, YSRCP leader Jagan Mohan Reddy talks about Naidu’s “failed promises”, KCR’s third front proposal, and why he wants action on his special status demand, “not just promises”.
With Jagan Mohan Reddy’s demand for Special Category Status for Andhra Pradesh rocking the TDP’s alliance with the BJP, The Indian Express on how a man on a 2,000-km yatra could change the politics of the state and the Centre
TDP leader and Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu told the state assembly that “BJP allies are fighting for their rights in Parliament” but the Prime Minister did not have time to address their concerns.