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Hearing in Justice Loya death case to continue on March 5

The arguments on Monday were inconclusive in Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) judge B H Loya death case hearing, which would continue on March 5.

Published: 19th February 2018 08:49 PM  |   Last Updated: 19th February 2018 08:49 PM   |  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 arguments on Monday were inconclusive in Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) judge B H Loya death case hearing, which would continue on March 5.

Advocate of Bombay Lawyers Association, Dushyant Dave will continue the hearing.

The apex court had earlier asked the Maharashtra Government 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."

As per reports, Maharashtra-based journalist B.S. 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.

In a press conference held on January 12, Justices Madan B. Lokur, Kurien Joseph, Ranjan Gogoi and Jasti Chelameswar questioned the conduct of Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra, alleging that selective Benches were being appointed to preside over certain cases in the apex court.

Justice Loya's death is one among the certain cases hinted by the four judges. 

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