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Who Pulled The Trigger...Didn't We All?

Must we in our hypernationalism take a man who has already suffered enough and reduce him to fish bait? Can we—and our media—stop judging S.A.R. Geelani

Who Pulled The Trigger...Didn't We All?
Gireesh G.V.
Who Pulled The Trigger...Didn't We All?
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Several media reports, including the Outlook story about the February 8 attempted assassination of S.A.R. Geelani, suggest that I am among those who have accused the Delhi Police of carrying out the attack. Not true. While several people have made this accusation, I'm not one of them. I'm not in the business of making unsubstantiated allegations. What I said was that since the Special Cell of the Delhi Police has shadowed Geelani and kept him under close surveillance, they ought to know who was involved. Of course Geelani himself, both before and after this attack, has placed on record the fact that he feared for his life and that the source of his fear was the Special Cell. Given the seriousness of the issue, and as a member of the All India Defence Committee for S.A.R. Geelani, I would like to put the event back into a context that is being rapidly forgotten.

There can be no doubt that the investigation into the December 13, 2001, attack on Parliament has been shabbily handled by the Delhi Police, indeed sinisterly so. We still do not know who planned the attack, or even...
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