Thiruvananthapuram: The CPI(M) State Secretariat has come out against the decision to charge the stringent UAPA against the communist party members who were arrested for being in possession of leaflets that are sympathetic to ultra left Maoists.
The Secretariat maintains that the LDF government has not given any instructions to charge UAPA at no time. The Secretariat believes that innocents would not be charged with UAPA. The present accusations against the government is a political agenda to discredit the left government.
The State Secretariat came out against UAPA after many senior CPI(M) leaders like M. A. Baby opposed charging UAPA against the party members. The CPI, which is an ally in the Left Democratic Front, also came out heavily against using UAPA.
Meanwhile, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, sought an explanation from the DGP in the issue. The move from the Chief Minister came after the parents of one of the arrested person met with the Pinarayi Vijayan and gave him a complaint.
Earlier, the Chairman of the State UAPA Committee, Justice P. S. Gopinath, had said that no one can be charged under UAPA without clear evidence.
CPI(M) members were arrested after they were caught with leaflets that were clearly anti-national and supportive of the communist terror organization. The leaflets also had instructions for other operatives to support the communist terror activists fighting in the forests of India.
The present Maoists scare began in Kerala after three communist terrorists were killed by police commando force, Thunder Bolts. Maoists sympathizers and CPI leaders were quick to denounce the police action and came out to support the communist terrorists who are waging a war against India.