[Indian Express] Lingaram Kodopi, ‘Naxal and SPO, journalist and tribal poster boy’

Lingaram was arrested on September 9 from a market in Palnar, Dantewada, allegedly while receiving money from a contractor for the Essar Group. The activists held another press conference in his defence in Delhi on Wednesday (see tile of quotes). Police say activists had admitted him to the course with the objective of grooming him as their link to Naxals. Himanshu Kumar, one of those behind the youth and himself described by the police earlier as a middleman, says Lingaram studied at the International Media Institute of India, in Noida.

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