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Haneef wants to sell kidney & pay lawyer

Haneef Sayyed,sentenced to death on charges of planning and executing the 2003 Gateway of India and Zaveri Bazaar bomb blasts...

Haneef Sayyed,sentenced to death on charges of planning and executing the 2003 Gateway of India and Zaveri Bazaar bomb blasts,has written to his lawyer Sushan Kunjuraman asking him to seek permission from the Bombay High Court to to auction one of his kidneys so that he can pay his lawyer to fight his appeal.

In a three-page letter in English to his lawyer,sent from the Nagpur prison where he is lodged,Sayyed has written he is serious about the idea because he cannot afford to pay the lawyer’s fees for his and his wife’s appeal. His wife has been convicted on the same charges.

Haneef will give his kidney to whoever pays him,said Kunjuraman. Kunjraman is yet to inform the High Court about the request.

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First published on: 26-03-2010 at 12:21:47 am
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