“These reports are being generated and sustained only because Islamophobia is so rampant in Kerala, across parties.”
The Kerala police is competent enough to conduct the investigation, the state government’s affidavit says, and would have sent a report to the Centre if any scheduled offences were discovered.
Kamran Yusuf was held in Kashmir on September 4 for allegedly instigating stone pelting, but has not been formally charged.
NIA officials from Hyderabad have said that they received orders from the headquarters not to appeal Aseemanand’s bail.
The investigation agency under the BJP-led regime seems reluctant to proceed with the cases where the role of Hindu terror networks has come to the fore.