A Delhi court has sent Kobad Ghandy, a polit bureau member of a banned CPI(Maoist), to police Custody for three days to to allow the authorities to unravel designs of the Naxal leadership.
The 59-year-old Ghandy was sent to three days police custody till October 8 by Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Kaveri Baweja when he was produced in the court a day before his judicial custody expired.
In the court, Ghandy said that he did not have a counsel to defend him, after which Chief Metropolitan Magistrate deferred the matter for hearing after lunch.
When he was reproduced post-lunch, still with no lawyer to defend him, the Maoist leader said that he would argue his case himself.
Earlier in the day Ghandy told reporters, “I think it is exaggeration of the state that the person who writes for Maoists can be termed as big catch.”