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Cops who probed case under SC lens

DNMUM422309 | 9/15/2018 | Author : Abraham Thomas | WC :473 | India



It is not just the Kerala government which is fuming over the Supreme Court order asking them to pay Rs 50 lakh to former ISRO scientist S Nambi Narayanan. The cops who carried out the initial probe are finding themselves in the line of fire as they have to now appear in a 24-year old case before a judicial enquiry committee to prove their innocence.
The bench, headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra, found no reason to absolve the police officers – Siby Mathews, S Vijayan and KK Joshua - who were part of the then Special Investigation Team that probed the ISRO spy scam accusing two scientists - Narayanan and D Sasikumaran - of leaking out top secret information about cryogenic technology. The case had initiated with the arrest of a Maldi
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