Former IG`s bail hearing postponed

Kerala High court Wednesday postponed the hearing of the bail application by former IGP K Lakshmana, who was convicted in the Naxal varghese murder case to life imprisonment.

Last Updated: Nov 24, 2010, 22:06 PM IST

Kochi: Kerala High court Wednesday postponed
the hearing of the bail application by former IGP K Lakshmana,
who was convicted in the Naxal varghese murder case to life
imprisonment.

A division bench comprising justice C Pius Kuriakose and
justice P S Gopinath directed Lakshmana`s counsel to provide
medical certificate to prove his ailments.

Lakshmana was convicted and sentenced to undergo life
impriosnment by the CBI Special court here on oct 28 40 years
after the Naxal leader Varghese was gunned donw by police in
wynad forests.
He had approached the high court stating that he was
suffering from various ailements and should be granted bail.

PTI