Delhi University professor GN Saibaba sentenced to life for Maoist links

The court has also found JNU student Hem Mishra and four others guilty of waging war against the country and supporting the ideology of the banned organisation, CPI (Maoist).

Delhi University professor GN Saibaba has been given life sentence by a court in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli for his links with the Maoists. The court has also found JNU student Hem Mishra and four others guilty of waging war against the country and supporting the ideology of the banned organisation, CPI (Maoist). Saibaba was picked up from his house in Delhi in 2013 after Mishra and two others were caught with some incriminating letters and a memory card which contained, according to police, incriminating documents about the banned organisation.

SAIBABA GOT BAIL ON HEALTH GROUNDS

The search at Saibaba's house yielded more of the same materials after which he was put in jail with others.

He later managed to get bail on health grounds. Saibaba, a wheel-chair-bound teacher with 90 per cent physical disability, was first arrested by Maharashtra Police in May 2014, on charges of having links with Maoists.

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