Stop harassing Saibaba now, says his wife

Updated - September 08, 2016 06:24 pm IST

Published - April 05, 2016 04:03 am IST - NEW DELHI

: The Supreme Court has understood his pain and he should not be harassed anymore, said G. Vasantha, wife of Delhi University professor G.N. Saibaba, who was granted bail by the apex court on Monday in connection with his alleged links to Maoists.

“The Supreme Court in its order has said that the government should stop harassing him. The apex body has understood his pain and sufferings, now people should also stop harassing him,” Ms. Vasantha said after her husband’s release.

“The case against him was a witch-hunt. The bail granted to him has restored our faith in the judiciary,” she added.

Academicians from Delhi University, JNU, and several activists including Arundhati Roy welcomed the move.

Members of the Committee for the Defence and Release of prof. Saibaba, said in a statement: “This is a much-needed and long awaited relief for Mr. Saibaba who has been languishing in a cell of the Nagpur Central Jail... ,” the statement added.

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