People's Democracy

(Weekly Organ of the Communist Party of India (Marxist)


Vol. XXXV

No. 22

May 29, 2011

 

Purulia Case and Terrorism: Shoddy Handling

 

The Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) issued the following statement on May 20, 2011.

 

THE production of an expired warrant of arrest for Kim Davy in the extradition case in a Danish court has exposed the casual way in which the CBI is dealing this vital case. The shoddy manner in which the CBI is handling the extradition case of the prime accused, Niels Holck alias Kim Davy, only strengthens the apprehension that some high level authorities have something to hide regarding the Purulia Arms Drop. 

 

Despite Kim Davyís revelation recently of how he escaped from India, the CBI has not investigated the role of the persons named by him. The CPI(M) reiterates its demand that a judicial enquiry be conducted into the entire affair of the Purulia arms drop.

 

The mistakes made in the list of wanted persons for terrorist activities living in Pakistan, prepared by the central government, have shown up the concerned authorities and the Home Ministry in a poor light and compromised Indiaís position in the matter. The government should take action against those responsible for this bungling. It has to reassure the country that security requirements will not be handled in such a cavalier fashion.