He was was falsely implicated in an espionage case and had to suffer jail term and ignominy.
“Arrest of ISRO scientist Nambi Narayan was needless and unnecessary, ” said the top Court.”
A bench of Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud reserved its order in July after the CBI stated that it was ready for a court-monitored probe.
The top court has set up a committee under Justice DK Jain to look into Narayanan’s complaint against police officers who framed him.
Then a scientist at ISRO, Narayanan was arrested on November 30, 1994, on allegations of espionage. He was later exonerated by the Supreme Court.
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