STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

All those who were part of conspiracy should be brought to light: Nambi Narayanan

Ex-ISRO scientist Nambi Narayanan hails SC order to probe police officers’ role in 1994 spy case, says if past judgments are true, there is merit to conspiracy angle

Published: 16th April 2021 05:34 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th April 2021 05:34 AM   |  A+A-

Nambi Narayanan | File pic

Express News Service

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Having suffered immensely after being implicated falsely in the ISRO espionage case, Nambi Narayanan has been demanding a comprehensive probe into the role of police officers who handled the case over the years. TNIE caught up with him for a brief chat on what was a busy day for him. Excerpts.Finally, the apex court has ordered a probe into the role of police officers in the spy case. Your thoughts.

Well, I am very happy to welcome the verdict. All those who were part of the conspiracy should be brought to light.The police have been maintaining that you were in their custody for just three days.

They will tell many such stories. I had spent around 50 days in custody including the jail term at Ernakulam and Viyyur sub-jails. They may even tell a flowery story like I was given good treatment in custody, like two policemen fanning me from both sides.  

But you are the person to talk about the nature of the torture you suffered in police custody, and those who were behind it. It is very painful to recollect the ordeal I went through during the police custody. Frankly, I’m not too interested in going through the memories at present. About the people who tortured me, it could be anyone. I am not going into the details of it. Let the investigation bring out more details.

Would the latest investigation put an end to the case?
I cannot say that. Even I don’t know the terms and references of the new probe team. Anyway, it’s a fabricated case. There were around 19 judgments including two from the apex court. If all these judgments are true, there is merit in the conspiracy angle of the case.



Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

edexworks
flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp