Supplementary Chargesheet Against Kobad Gandhy

The Delhi Police today filed a supplemetary chargesheet against top Maoist leader Kobad Gandhy, accused of trying to set up a network of the banned outfit in Delhi, with a fresh sanction to prosecute him under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act.

In the supplementary chargesheet, the Special Cell has placed on record fresh sanction to prosecute him under section 45 of the Unlawful Activities Prevention (UAP) Act.

The chargesheet also has a March 23, 2012, order of Additional Secretary (Home) against Gandhy and his co-accused Arvind Joshi.

Sources in the court said the supplementary chargesheet has been filed in pursunace of the amendment made in the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act.

The supplemetary chargesheet was filed in the court of Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Vinod Yadav and the same will now be marked to the court of Additional Sessions Judge Pawan Jain where the main chargesheet is pending consideration.

The case against Ghandy is now at the stage of argument on charges.

In the main chargesheet, the police had slapped charges under the UAP Act, besides booking him for various offences under the IPC relating to cheating, forgery and impersonation.

The agency has alleged 64-year-old Ghandy, along with his associates, was trying to build a Maoist corridor in the national capital.

An alumni of the prestigious Doon School, Ghandy was said to be part of the top leadership of erstwhile CPI-ML (People’s War Group) from 1981 and continued as a Central Committee member in CPI (Maoist). He was elected to its Politburo in 2007.

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