Delhi court notice to police, Tihar on Kobad’s plea
Posted by Admin on September 30, 2009
New Delhi: A Delhi court on Wednesday sought response from city police and Tihar jail authority on arrested CPI (Maoist) Politburo member Kobad Gandhy’s plea which seeks a direction to them to refer him to a specialised hospital for treatment.
Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Sanjay Bansal issued notice to city police and jail authority and posted the case for tomorrow for further hearing.
Gandhy, who was arrested on September 21 and sent to judicial custody till October 6, also pleaded that he should be provided a copy of the FIR lodged by police against him.
Gandhy, who is in charge of spreading the banned organisation’s influence in urban areas, has been found suffering from prostrate cancer and cardiac problems. He is currently lodged in Tihar jail.
An alumni of the prestigious Doon School, Gandhy was in the top echelons of the erstwhile CPI (ML-PW) from 1981 and continued as Central Committee member in CPI (Maoist). He was elected to the CPI (Maoist) Politburo in 2007.
Bureau Report ZEE News