ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Preserving Regulation

THE kidnapping of K Balagopal has been a shocking episode. K G Kannabiran, president of the Andhra Pradesh Civil Liberties Committee (APCLC), has in a press statement said that he suspects that "Praja Bandhu", which has owned the kidnapping, is a "police outfit". The president of the Police Officers' Association, says Kannabiran, wanted to meet him personalty; later he was told on the phone on behalf of Praja Bandhu that Balagopal had been kidnapped and would be killed unless two constables kidnapped by the People's War Group were released immediately. He was also told that Balagopal would be killed if any attempt was made to move a writ petition for his production in the court.

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