KOZHIKODE: Raihanath, spouse of Siddique Kappan, the New Delhi-based journalist arrested by the Uttar Pradesh police on October 5 whereas on his solution to Hathras, met Shashi Tharoor, MP, in Malappuram on Wednesday. She met the Congress chief on the sidelines of the ‘Talk2 Tharoor’ programme, and expressed concern over the case filed on her husband.
Tharoor stated, “Kappan was unjustly detained on his way to Hathras. He is on his way home on five days’ parole to visit his dying 90-year-old mother. The courage and fortitude of his young family is admirable and our solidarity vital. We will be doing our best for the immediate release of Kappan who is detained for no reason.”
Raihanath instructed TNIE that she met Tharoor together with her youngster. “My husband is in a very unfortunate situation. Though parole has been granted, we are yet to get information about the parole date. His mother is in a critical state,” she stated.