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Updated: August 4, 2013 02:30 IST

Woman student charged under UAPA

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Joyeeta Das
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A woman student of Jadavpur University, arrested by the Special Task Force of the Kolkata Police allegedly for being involved in Maoist activities, was remanded in police custody for 14 days by the city court here on Saturday.

Joyeeta Das has been charged under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act along with other charges of waging war against the State and criminal conspiracy.

According to the police, she is a member of the Kolkata City Committee of the banned Communist Party of India (Maoist) and was arrested late on Friday. “Some incriminating documents” were seized from her possession.

She was arrested from the Charu Market police station area in the city.

Members of civil society protested outside the court premises when Ms. Das was produced there.

What incriminating documents,.... can any one be arrested by the administration in the name of some documents...

from:  Praveen
Posted on: Aug 4, 2013 at 09:59 IST

Those who support these anti national activities which leads to many casualties and n no Of problems should definitely be brought before the law. In.this case since she is a college student and a female doesn't mean she is innocent.. She will be considered innocent until court finds otherwise... Police have valid evidence 2 effect the arrest.. Protesters shud seriously think whether they do it for good of India or otherway...

from:  Jerin Ambalathinkal
Posted on: Aug 4, 2013 at 06:56 IST

Civil society members protested while she was produced in court it seems... I just want to know how many of these so called civil society saints will protest the death of a force member caused by these anti national.elements... Hardly anyone cares at all.. The family of that brave soldier indeed lost everything.. He didnt do anything anti.national... Indeed he was upholdong the constitution of his mother India. Eventhough no one protests, no one condemns nothing.. His family will get a tricolour with the body..

from:  Jerin Ambalathinkal
Posted on: Aug 4, 2013 at 06:45 IST
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