Lucknow: Buoyed by the Uttar Pradesh government's moves seeking dropping of charges against terrorists involved in bomb blasts in Faizabad and Lucknow courts, a young Indian Mujahideen (IM) terrorist is "trying to work out a way to surrender" in a Delhi court.
And pitching for him is Samajwadi Party legislator Wasim Ahmad, also the minister of state for basic education, who is reported to have put up his case with the party leadership including Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and the party president Mulayam Singh Yadav.
Confirming that he was batting for "dozens of innocent Muslims who had been framed by the Congress as easy fodder for trigger happy policemen", Wasim told IANS that the party leadership was seized of the matter and he would "do all under his might to resolve the issue amicably".
Reliable sources while refusing to get into the "political entry point" of the matter told that the Anti-Terror Squad (ATS) of UP and the home department had been informally asked to study the matter and brief the top bosses on the workability of the possible surrender....more
01:53 AM, May 06, 2012