Murder most foul
The court must find each and every criminal in the police department and give them the toughest punishment.india Updated: May 07, 2007 05:07 IST
The fake encounter case has taken a new turn after the Gujarat government disclosed to the Supreme Court that armed men of anti-terrorist squad and the Andhra Pradesh police were allegedly involved in killing Sohrabuddin Sheikh and his wife Kauser Bi. The court must find each and every criminal in the police department and give them the toughest punishment.
This kind of murders should never take place in the first place, whatever the compulsions. But the way the Gujarat government has booked its officers is sure to have far-reaching consequences. But the police must have acted on instructions from their political masters. Why not apply the same yardstick to probe disappearances in other states irrespective who is in power in theses states?
Apropos Of R Rajaraman’s article A fruitless venture (May 1), if the nuclear deal doesn’t guarantee an adequate life-time supply of fuel for future reactors, the freedom of reprocessing of spent fuel and include any clause which calls upon India to stop its development march to thorium power for energy independence, it is not worth it. India should disentangle itself from it.
Indrajit Hazra in Hormone therapist (May 4) feels that allowing public exposure of sexual scenes as in some European countries could make India liberal. He forgets that India has a civilisational history far more moral, spiritual and ethical than the West and the I&B Minster is only trying to preserve it. Besides, the isolated sexual indecencies that Hazra quotes are nothing but perversions.
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First Published: May 07, 2007 05:05 IST