A bench headed by CJI SA Bobde said that there were enough safeguards to ensure fair inquiry by the judicial panel into the encounter which took place in Kanpur.
A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde had on July 28 dismissed an earlier application seeking removal of two other members of the inquiry commission.
Lawyer Ashwani Kumar Dubey appeared for Vinita Sirohi and said that she has the apprehension that her husband Krishn Kumar Sharma may be eliminated through 'illegal and unconstitutional means'.
The commission will also probe the killing of eight policemen allegedly by Dubey's gang and the subsequent encounter of the gangster and five of his purported associates by the cops.
Bajpai and Dubey's another aide Prashant Shukla were arrested after a failed raid at a hideout of Dubey in Kanpur led to the killing of eight police personnel.
Retired SC judge BS Chauhan has been appointed as the chairman of the three-member inquiry panel which will also have former HC judge Shashi Kant Agarwal and retired DGP KL Gupta.
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The apex court asked the Uttar Pradesh government to add one of its former judges and a retired police officer to the inquiry committee.
The encounter killing of Vikas Dubey again reveals the powerful nexus between politicians, police and the mafia. Who are the top ganglords and how do they operate?
Vikas Dubey on July 2 had massacred eight policemen on duty and had brutally cut the circle officer's leg after shooting him dead.
A bench headed by Chief Justice of India S A Bobde slated the hearing for July 20 and asked Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, who was appearing for Uttar Pradesh government, to file a report.
Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, appearing for Uttar Pradesh, told the bench that he would file the status report by July 16.
Dubey was gunned down by police while allegedly fleeing police custody on July 10, a week after eight policemen were killed in his village Bikru in Kanpur when they walked into a trap.
The judicial commission which has been set up under the provisions of Inquiry Commission Act -1952 (Act number 60, 1952), will be headquartered in Kanpur.
Kanpur encounter case main accused Vikas Dubey was killed in an encounter with the police on Friday.