Nambi Narayanan vows to continue fight against Senkumar

Will continue to fight the case against Senkumar: Nambi Narayanan
Former ISRO scientist Nambi Narayanan and former police chief Senkumar

Kochi: Former space scientist Nambi Narayanan, who was exonerated in the sensational ISRO espionage case, has raised serious charges against former Kerala Police chief TP Senkumar.

"Senkumar went ahead with the investigation even though the court said that the police did not have any authority to probe the case," Nambi Narayanan said during a debate on Manorama Newsmaker show. He said he would go ahead with the case against Senkumar.

The government, in anaffidavit filed in the Kerala High Court in November, had stated that Senkumar was among a team of police officers who had harassed Nambi Narayanan in the ISRO espionage case of the 1990s and an inquiry is being conducted in the case.

Narayanan was accused of passing on technology-related information to two Maldivian women.

The Central Bureau of Investigation, which took over the case, dismissed the charges against him in 1996. The Supreme Court later exonerated him of all charges.

Senkumar is named as seventh accused in the complaint filed by Narayanan demanding compensation in the espionage case. The complaint also stated that Senkumar who had the responsibility as an investigative office had got approval for reprobe by misleading the court and had also leaked news to media.

In October, the Kerala government paid Rs 50 lakh compensation to Narayanan after a Supreme Court order in this regard.

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