Indresh Kumar subjected to torture: RSS

Last Updated: Saturday, November 6, 2010 - 22:10

Bangalore: RSS on Saturday charged investigating
agencies probing the Ajmer Dargah blast of subjecting a senior
RSS functionary Indresh Kumar, named in the chargesheet in the
case, "to physical and mental torture", despite extending full
cooperation to them.

Referring to Kumar "whose name has been dragged into the
chargesheet, citing a meeting", RSS spokesperson Ram Madhav
alleged at a press meet here that though Kumar had fully
cooperated with the Anti Terrorist Squad, Rajasthan, "they
subjected him to physical and mental torture and indulged in
unacceptable method of investigation".

He said RSS would take legal steps on the matter in course
of time but refused to divulge further details, saying "we
want the investigation to take place in a non-political

He flayed Congress for the recent AICC resolution blaming
RSS for "sponsoring terrorism".

"We stoutly disapprove it. Let them substantiate it. We
will in fact urge investigating agencies to question these
Congress leaders. It is an old ploy of Congress to make us
scapegoats for minority votes," he charged.

Madhav said RSS would organise rallies at block level
across India in December in support of building a Ram temple
at Ayodhya "following the spirit of the Ayodhya verdict".

On Kashmir issue, he said as per the instrument of
succession signed in 1947, "Kashmir`s integration into Indian
dominion is final. We should progressively move towards no
autonomy and total integration including getting back the
portion occupied by Pakistan".

To another question on whether Kashmir issue would crop
up during US President Barack Obama’s current visit, he said "it
is a bilateral issue".

"India has to sort it out with Pakistan. There is no scope
for any third party (foreign) interference".


First Published: Saturday, November 6, 2010 - 22:10

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