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Officers not supporting Sanjiv Bhatt working for extremist political regime: Shweta Bhatt

By Our Representative
In an open Facebook post addressed to police officials, Shweta Bhatt, wife of former IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt, who has been sentenced to life imprisonment in a three decades old alleged custodial death by the Jamnagar sessions court, has warned that what has happened to her husband today may happen to them tomorrow.
Even as thanking all the officers who “individually reached out” to her to support the fight for Sanjiv Bhatt, Shweta Bhatt says, as for those “who are either too afraid to take a stand or who are working at the pleasure and the behest of this extremist political regime”, their “silence and inaction is permitting the establishment of a very dangerous precedent.”
She adds, “If you think by staying silent or by working at their behest, either under pressure or fear, you are safe… then think again. You are some of the finest and brightest minds of the country, you know more than anyone; today it’s Sanjiv and his family, tomorrow it can be you and your family.”
According to Shweta Bhatt, “You have one chance to protect one of your own, who you all know is being falsely prosecuted for having the courage to stand up against this political regime at great personal and professional costs. You may forget, but history won’t forget your inaction… your silence.”

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