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Supreme Court to hear Justice Loya death case today

The top court had asked the Maharashtra government, earlier in the month, to submit the postmortem report of the CBI judge, who had died in alleged suspicious circumstances in 2014.

Published: 02nd February 2018 09:56 AM  |   Last Updated: 02nd February 2018 09:56 AM   |  A+A-

21-year-old Anuj, son of late Justice Loya, at a press conference along with other family members and their lawyer Ameet Naik | PTI Photo

By ANI

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday will hear the pleas filed by three petitioners seeking a SIT probe into the alleged mysterious death of Special CBI judge Justice B H Loya.

A bench headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra will be hearing the petitions.

The top court had asked the Maharashtra government, earlier in the month, to submit the postmortem report of the CBI judge, who had died in alleged suspicious circumstances in 2014, citing that the "matter was very serious."

According to reports, Maharashtra-based journalist Lone and activist Tehseen Poonavala had filed independent pleas seeking a fair probe into the death of Justice Loya, who was hearing the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case, involving various police officers and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah.

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