INDIA: Saintnapping

In the inky darkness of 1 a. m. a squad of British police with side arms surrounded a small bungalow in the village of Ashram Karadi near Surat one momentous night last week.

Silently through the bungalow's open door entered an Englishman with an electric torch, a magistrate representing The Emperor.

A few hours earlier George V had assented, as Emperor of India, to what was about to be done. His assent had been cabled by Prime Minister James Ramsay MacDonald to the Viceroy of India, Baron Irwin. Making grotesque patterns of light...

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