Abdul Nazir Madani, a Kerala based Islamist extremist accused of terrorism in serial blasts has now been called by the Cheif Justice Of India SA Bobde as a dangerous man involved in very serious crimes.
The remark was made by the CJI while hearing a plea filed by Abdul Nazir Maudany, who is the prime accused in the 2008 Bangalore serial bomb blast case seeking relaxation of a condition imposed by the Apex Court when he was given bail on 11th July 2014. The Chief Justice of India Justice S A Bobde observed that Maudany was a dangerous man and was involved in very serious crimes.
A three-judge Bench of CJI Bobde, Justice Bopanna and Justice Ramasubramanian was hearing an application filed by Maudany, Kerala-based PDP Chairman.
The Supreme Court also asked the petitioner’s counsel to check if Justice Ramasubramanian, who is part of the present Bench hearing the case, has appeared for Maudany in the past.
During the hearing, Senior Adv Jayant Bhushan (brother of controversial advocate Prashant Bhushan) appearing on behalf of Maudany submitted a plea to seek modification in bail condition to allow him to travel outside Bengaluru.
The CJI remarked, “You are a dangerous man.”
Abdul Nazir Maudany was earlier accused of carrying out the Coimbatore serial bomb blasts in 1998, which left 58 dead and 200 seriously injured. He is now facing terror charges in the 2008 serial bomb blast case in Bangalore.
In the Bangalore blast case, police gave evidence of phone call records to the court as proof of Madani’s direct phone conversations with the Lashkar-e-Toeba terrorist Thadiyantavide Nazeer, who executed the blasts, several times before and after the blast.
In Kerala, the Communist Parties have always friendly relationship and was also in alliance with the political party PDP, founded by Madani. The Congress sought Madani’s help in 2001 Kerala assembly elections when he was an accused in the Coimbatore serial blast case of 1998. While the left-front’s LDF had roped in Madani to campaign for them in the 2009 Lok Sabha elections. After the assembly elections, leaders like Oommen Chandy had reportedly visited him in jail to thank him for his support during the elections.
Both Congress and Left parties of Kerala have been steadfastly supporting the Islamist extremist, Madani accused of terrorism and in 2006 they went to the extent of controversially passing a resolution in the Kerala assembly for seeking release of incarcerated Madani when he was accused in the Coimbatore blast case.
Thus, it can be quite candidly stated that both congress and the left parties are Islamist extremist and jihadi terrorism friendly parties, given their support to Madani and jihadi terrorism in Kashmir.
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