Man who hounded UCSF researchers day and night pleads no contest
Henry K. Lee, Chronicle Staff Writer
Thursday, December 18, 2008
(12-17) 10:58 PST REDWOOD CITY --
A Capitola man has pleaded no contest to making threatening phone calls to two UCSF scientists who use animals for research, prosecutors said today.
Justin Bhagat Thind, 33, repeatedly called the researchers at their homes in Belmont and San Mateo over a four-day span in September 2007, phoning as late as 1 a.m., said Steve Wagstaffe, San Mateo County chief deputy district attorney.
Thind made "vile threats," telling the scientists they would die the same way they made the animals suffer, Wagstaffe said. Read More
Animal rights activists that feel the need to threaten people’s lives continued to be rounded up and thrown in jail. For groups that claims to be against abusing “sentient beings” they sure don’t practice what they preach.