RTI activist killed by corrupt officials

Pune: “The swords that pierced Satish Shetty did not just kill an Right to Information (RTI) activist, but also stabbed the spirit of democracy.”

This poignant expression of anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare sums up the sense of despair that has taken over social activists after the 38-year-old Shetty, who fearlessly used RTI Act to expose various scams in Pune district, was fatally attacked at village Talegaon on Wednesday.

Talking to media from Ralegaon Siddhi in Ahmednagar district, where he is recuper