Zakir's supposed apology shows little remorse

R Nadeswaran

Modified 20 Aug 2019, 10:29 pm

COMMENT | The arrogance has suddenly vanished into thin air. No more verbose, effusive and charismatic speeches. From the pedestal, he had assumed he could no wrong – untouchable. A coterie of supporters, politicians and the like, gave him that sense of superiority and invincibility.

Two days after wanting to sue all and sundry, he now wants sympathy with his “I was misunderstood” tune. He now seeks forgiveness, and none seems to be forthcoming.

Two sessions with the police and the grilling have brought him down to earth with a thump. The haughtiness and self-importance - taken in a motorcade accompanied by bodyguards - has found its expected ending...

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