Five PFI members convicted in Kerala professor attack case, NIA court to pronounce sentence tomorrow

Kerala Professor Assault Case 1

Kerala Professor Assault Case: The Kochi NIA court on Wednesday convicted six accused in the Kerala professor TJ Joseph’s hand chopping case. The court found Popular Front of India (PFI) members Sajil, Nassar, Najeeb, Naushad, Moideenkunju and Ayub guilty of the charges. On the other hand, five others were acquitted by the court. The NIA court will announce the sentence at 3 pm on Thursday.

Reacting to the verdict, Professor TJ Joseph said in Thodupuzha that the law has caught up with the accused. He said that he does not believe that he will get justice in the case. He lamented, “Those who are accused were under the influence of religious fanatics. I believe the real culprits behind this conspiracy and terror are still at large.”

The victim said – I am unhappy with this

The aggrieved professor also said that he was unhappy that the Kerala Police had been unable to trace the whereabouts of one of the main accused, Savad, who has been absconding for the past 13 years.

Meanwhile, former NIA SP TK Rajmohan has expressed satisfaction over the decision. He said that this is a lesson for all those youths who fall under the influence of religious fanatics. I was part of the team that met the professor for the first time after he had a panic attack. He said that justice will be done only when Sawad is arrested.

Please tell that the matter is of July 4, 2010. Professor TJ Joseph of Newman College at Thodupuzha in Idukki district had his right hand chopped off. The culprits had committed the incident when the professor was returning home with his family from a prayer meeting in a church.

Initially, 31 people were made accused during the investigation of the case by the police. During the hearing, the court had filed charges against 11 people.

Leave a Reply