New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday ordered an investigation by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) within the 1994 within the 1994 espionage case towards former Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) scientist Nambi Narayana.
As per studies, the highest court docket has ordered a probe into the position of Kerala cops in framing ISRO scientist within the case.
Apart from CBI show order, the apex court docket additionally directed the Kerala authorities to pay Rs 50 lakh compensation to Narayanan for inflicting him immense humiliation.
A bench headed by Justice A.M. Khanwilkar, on the idea of report of by a panel headed by former SC Judge DK Jain, directed the central company to hold out additional investigation. While asserting the choice, SC mentioned the matter could be very critical and it requires a CBI probe.
The bench order mentioned that the investigation cost be taken by CBI Director and deal with the report by Justice Jain panel as a preliminary inquiry report back to conduct additional investigations into the matter.
CBI has to file standing report on its investigations in three months.
What Is 1994 Espionage Case?
The ISRO spy case surfaced within the 12 months 1994 when Narayanan was arrested on costs of espionage together with one other senior official of ISRO, two Maldivian girls and a businessman. The 79-year-old former ISRO scientist then waged a authorized battle towards the Kerala cops who accused him of being a Pakistan’s spy.
Narayanan had maintained that Kerala police fabricated the case and mentioned that expertise he was accused to have stolen and offered didn’t even exist at the moment.
Nambi Narayana’s Reaction On SC Verdict
Nambi Narayanan on Thursday welcomed the Supreme Court’s determination saying that the CBI probe will convey out actual conspiracy in ISRO spy case.
“All what I know is I was subjected to all sorts of harassment for no fault of mine. I welcome the new directive of the Supreme Court asking the CBI to come out with all the facts including if there was a conspiracy in the ISRO spy case,” he mentioned.