NIA raids on a city lawyer over alleged Maoist links

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The National Investigation Agency (NIA) conducted series of raids on the Houses of a senior lawyer of the Telangana High Court V Raghunath and few others on Thursday on the allegations of representing Maoists frontal organizations.

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Raghunath is the vice president of the Civil Liberties Committee and has been waging legal battles for the cause of Dalit, women, Minority, Adivasi and the other oppressed sections of the society for the past three decades. He took part in the Telangana movement and took up the issues of the lawyers as well, including the recent brutal killing of advocates Vaman Rao-Nagamani.

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