Suspended Delhi university professor GN Saibaba And 5 others have been sentenced to life imprisonment by a session court in Maharashtra for their links with left wing extremist organizations and “waging war” against India. Apart from the professor, the Gadchiroli sessions court also convicted Jawaharlal Nehru university student Hem Mishra former journalist Prashant Rahi and three others for the same offence under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.
Saibaba,the wheel chair bound English professor was arrested by the Maharashtra police in May 2014 for his alleged links with the top leaders of the outlawed CPI and was lodged in the Nagpur central prison for two years. He was later released on an interim bail by the Nagpur bench of the Bombay High Court on the grounds of deteriorating health condition.saibaba came under police scanner after the arrested JNU student told police that he was acting as a courier between the professor and Maoist leaders ,including Puppalla Laxman Rao alias Ganapathy.
By- Aashima Gupta
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