The BJP on Wednesday attacked Congress governments of CBI misuse.“Till now, only those alive were bearing the brunt of CBI misuse by Congress governments, now even the souls of the dead are hit by sorrow,”
said BJP spokesperson Shahnawaz Husain. “Just like Bofors case accused Ottavio Quottrochi, Warren Anderson was helped by the CBI.” Husain added the government reconsider the Nuclear Liability Bill in the light of the disaster. BJP chief spokesperson Ravi Shankar Prasad also attacked the then Congress government for “deliberately” letting the accused go scot-free.
MP to appeal verdict
bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh government is preparing to challenge the Bhopal gas tragedy verdict in the high court. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Wednesday announced the constitution of a five-member panel of legal experts to examine the judgment before going for an appeal. “The Bhopal gas tragedy is the biggest (industrial) disaster in the world. Was the two-year sentence to the accused appropriate? Justice was not done to the victims. We are disappointed,” Chouhan said.