Rights activist Binayak Sen convictedBy IANS
Friday, December 24, 2010
RAIPUR - Rights activist and doctor Binayak Sen, accused of links with Maoists, was Friday convicted for sedition and conspiracy by a Chhattisgarh court.
District and Sessions Court judge B.P. Varma found Sen guilty on a variety of counts and also under the Chhattisgarh Special Public Security Act.
Sen was arrested in 2007 from Bilaspur for alleged links with Maoist ideologue Narayan Sanyal but was released in May 2009 at the behest of the Supreme Court.