New Delhi: The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) on Saturday questioned the bail granted to chief accused in the Israel embassy car blast case, Syed Mohammed Kazmi, saying that if he was given bail, why hadn't Sadhvi Pragya Thakur been granted bail yet.
RSS spokesperson Ram Madhav Varanasi said, " Justice Kabir, CJI, said Kazmi, accused in the attack on an Israeli diplomat's wife in Delhi has statutory right to bail. He is released. What about Sadhvi Pragya? Is the Supreme Court setting another new precedent by granting bail to Kazmi against whom ample evidence of direct involvement in the plot is available?"
The Supreme Court had in September rejected the bail plea of Sadhvi Pragya Thakur, who is facing charges for her alleged involvement in the 2008 Malegaon blast case. Thakur has been in custody of the Maharashtra ATS since October 2008, and faces charges under Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA).
Kazmi was, meanwhile, released from the Tihar jail around 9 pm on Saturday....more
10:33 PM, Oct 20, 2012
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday granted bail to Syed Mohammed Kazmi, who is accused in the Israel embassy car blast case. The apex court had in September 2012 sought the response of Delhi Police on the bail plea of Kazmi, a journalist, who is accused in the February 13 attack on an Israeli diplomat. The police had claimed that Kazmi had confessed to the attack. Kazmi was arrested...
12:00 PM, Oct 19, 2012