Kerala

Madani sobs after visiting ailing mother

Web Editor | Evartha English

Thiruvananthapuram: Peoples Democratic Party leader Abdul Nasser Madani, an accused in the 2008 Bengaluru serial blasts, who was granted permission by a court to visit his ailing mother in Kerala, arrived here Tuesday.

The 52-year-old leader sobbed after visiting his ailing mother. He was granted special permission by a National Investigation Agency (NIA) trial court in Bengaluru.

Madani, who is on bail, is not permitted to leave Bengaluru without court permission.

The wheelchair-bound Madani was welcomed by a large number of party workers and members of his family at the airport.

He later visited his mother, admitted to a private hospital at Sasthamkotta in Kollam district.

Meanwhile, a group of PDP activists staged a protest in front of the Secretariat here demanding that the state government’s intervention to ensure justice for their leader.

Madani would leave for Bengaluru on November 4, party leader Poonthura Siraj said.

PTI

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