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SC rejects Gujarat government's plea, says final report on all 24 fake encounters be given to petitioners
The bench, which also comprised Justcies L Nageswara Rao and S K Kaul, made clear however that it was neither accepting nor rejecting the 221-page report of the committee at this stage.
The top cop said at least 63 such criminals have been killed in police encounters since the Yogi Adityanath-led government took charge of the state in March last year.
The Mumbai court is currently conducting the trial in the case related to alleged fake encounters of Shaikh and Prajapati and killing of Shaikh's wife.
Additional Solicitor General (ASG) Maninder Singh, appearing for the CBI, told the bench that he would take up the matter with the Ministry of Defence to ensure necessary cooperation.
The court, which is hearing a PIL seeking a probe into as many as 1,528 cases of extra-judicial killings in Manipur, had on July 14 last year constituted the SIT comprising five CBI officers.
The workers of the party staged a demonstration at the collectorate here, protesting against the deteriorating law-and-order situation in the state.
Rajya Sabha adjourns till 2 PM following uproar by Samajwadi Party over alleged fake encounters in Uttar Pradesh
When SP MPs trooped into the Well raising slogans against alleged encounter killings by police in BJP-ruled Uttar Pradesh, Naidu adjourned the proceedings straightaway till 1400 hours.
The apex court directed the Special Investigation Team (SIT) to lodge 30 more FIRs on or before January 31 this year, after the SIT informed it that it has registered 12 FIRs till date.