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SC awards ex-ISRO man Nambi Narayanan Rs 50 lakh compensation

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The on Friday awarded Rs 50 lakh compensation to former ISRO S. who was falsely implicated in an espionage case and had to suffer jail term and ignominy.

Awarding the compensation, a bench of Dipak Misra, Justice and Justice also directed the setting up of a Committee to inquire into the role of erring officials who said had implicated him in the alleged case.

The Committee would be headed by a retired and have a each from the Centre and the government.

The court verdict has come on a plea by seeking probe into his framing in the false case by the Police and other agencies.

Nambi Narayanan had moved the top court challenging a High Court judgment that had upheld the state government's decision not to take action against the officials who had falsely implicated the in the case in the mid-90s.

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First Published: Fri, September 14 2018. 12:20 IST
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