Supreme Court to hear alleged maoist Kobayashi Ghandy's plea today

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

New Delhi [India], Feb. 9 (ANI): The Supreme Court will today hear alleged maoist Kobayashi Ghandy's plea. Ghandy was arrested in Delhi in 2009 on charges of being a member of the banned Communist Party of India (Maoist). He was booked under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act and Indian Penal Code (IPC) and in 20 other cases around the country. In a bid to protest what he described as harassment by the authorities, Ghandy said that the jail authorities had transferred him three times between different wards of the jail over the past nine months. He also said that he suffered from heart problem, blood pressure, a slipped disc, arthritis and a kidney condition. (ANI)