What Madras HC said while granting Kamal Haasan Anticipatory Bail for Nathuram Godse remark [Read Order]

Meera Emmanuel May 22 2019
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The anticipatory bail plea preferred by actor-turned-politician, Kamal Haasan following his controversial remarks concerning Mahatma Gandhi's assassin, Nathuram Godse, has prompted the Madras High Court to highlight that religion should not be linked with criminals, including terrorists. While allowing Haasan's plea for anticipatory bail, Justice B Pugalendhi emphasised,

"A person, becomes a criminal by his behaviour and not by his birth. Identifying a criminal with a religion, caste or race would definitely develop hatered among the people . . .

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