Muvattupuzha Assault Case: First and Second Accused Granted Bail

Monday, January 3rd, 2011
Kochi: Kerala High court today granted bail for first and second accused in the Muvattupuzha assault case. It was Ernakulam Additional Sessions court that granted bail to Jafer and Kaladi Ashraf, first and second accused respectively, citing the inability of the prosecution to file charge sheet against accused. Jafer and Asharaf were put behind bars for last 6 months. The judge V Shersi ordered to release on conditional bail both the accused that completed 180 days in jail.
It was on 4th July 2010, Professor Joseph the teacher of New Man college at Thodupuzha, Idukki district, who insulted Prophet Muhammad in a most heinous manner through a question paper supplied for internal examination, was attacked at Moovattupuzha in Ernakulum district. In the attack one of his hands were severed off and he suffered some other minor injuries.
Since then the state government and police had been trying to malign Popular Front of India under the guise of investigation in the case. More than 50 activists of Popular Front were implicated falsely in the case and put them in jail.

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