Disabled Indian professor sentenced to life for ‘Maoist links’


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A court in western India has handed life prison sentences to a disabled academic and four other people for having links to Maoist rebels waging an insurgency against the state.Professor GN Saibaba of Delhi University, who is paralysed from the waist down, was arrested three years ago but was released on bail.
Maoist rebels say they are fighting for communist rule and rights for tribal people and rural poor.

Source : http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-39202354

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