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Manoj Pradhan free to intimidate witnesses again


The Orissa High Court on Wednesday granted bail to Bharatiya Janata Party MLA Manoj Pradhan who was convicted in a Kandhamal communal riots case.

Pradhan, convicted by a fast track court at Phulbani on June 29 and sentenced to rigorous imprisonment for seven years for his role in the killing of a Christian man during communal riots in Kandhamal in 2008, got conditional bail from the High Court.

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Kerala police receive e-mail threat from Soudi Arabia?

Thiruvananthapuram, Wednesday, July 07, 2010: Eight top officials of the State police, including the DGP, received a threat via e-mail last Saturday stating that explosions would rock three main cities in Kerala. In the mail, the NIA and State police have been accused of targeting the leaders of Muslim community.

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Attack on lecturer: Police get threat call

The police probe into the attack on college lecturer T J Joseph, 52, is yet to make much headway although enough hints have come about the meticulous planning and execution of the crime.

A day after two activists of the Popular Front of India (PFI) were arrested, an officer in the probe team got a threatening call from a district functionary of the outfit.

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