Assam CM rallies behind Salman Khurshid

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 16, 2012 - 18:49

Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Tuesday rallied behind Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid who has allegations of graft charges levelled against him.
"Will it be proper to crucify Salman Khurshid or anyone without any substantive evidence of guilt? No one can be crucified unless found guilty," he said in a statement here.

Citing the case of former Assam minister Ripun Bora, Gogoi said though the CBI chargesheeted him on the basis of prima facie evidence, the High Court and Supreme Court exonerated him from all charges.

"No one can be termed guilty unless proved to the contrary," he added.


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First Published: Tuesday, October 16, 2012 - 18:49

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