Earlier, the court had ordered the government to file a detailed affidavit on the alleged fake encounters by the police. The court fixed the next hearing for July 29.
The 11th one was a child whose whereabouts could not be traced and his parents were given compensation by the state.
While one HC lawyer says that the Sirpurkar Commission report is ‘biased’, another believes that it champions the cause of Article 21
In December 2020, the army had completed the ‘summary of evidence’ in the Shopian fake encounter after the Court of Inquiry found that the trio was killed in the encounter.
Superintendent of Police S Anand said that following the orders of the court, a case has been registered against 18 policemen at Jalalabad, and the crime branch will conduct a probe.
The three families have also demanded return of the bodies which have been buried by the police quietly in north Kashmir's Handwara, for proper burial and inquiry.
It said that the father of the deceased is running from pillar to post for the last 19 years to ensure that justice is given to him in the case registered against the accused, who were police officers
Another prosecution witness in the cases of encounters of Sohrabuddin Sheikh and Tulsiram Prajapati today turned hostile before a special CBI court here, taking the number of such witnesses to 58.
The apex court said that there is no merit in the filed petitions and there is no reason to doubt the statements of sitting judges.
Just before the conference, the Supreme Court bench headed by Justice Mishra took up the petitions requesting for an independent probe into the death of Justice Loya, who was hearing the Sohrabuddin S
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Tehseen Poonawalla said he had told the senior advocate that he will not withdraw the petition as 'I have full belief in the institution.'
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The Supreme Court sought a response from Maharashtra government on pleas seeking an independent probe into it.
A friend of justice Loya's son claims that the family is under pressure and Anuj had told him to inform the media, or someone who could help out, in case anything happened to him.
Charges have been framed against 22 accused & summons have been sent to 20 witnesses for joining the trial and Sohrabuddin's brother Nayimuddin to also appear as a witness.
The police in Nagpur have reportedly started the informal inquiries into the death after The Caravan story broke.
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Former Chief Justice of Delhi High Court Justice AP Shah in an interview to NDTV spoke out about all the allegations of foul play in the death of the Special CBI Judge Brijgopal Harikrishan Loya
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Brijgopal Harkishan Loya's relatives have questioned the circumstances surrounding the judge’s sudden death and post mortem conducted without their permission, hinting at foul play.
The three officials were discharged on the ground that the CBI had failed to get prior sanction or the special permission to prosecute them and hence, they could not be prosecuted.
Sohrabuddin 'fake encounter' case: Why not challenge discharge orders of IPS officers, Bombay HC to CBI
The Bombay High Court on Friday asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) why it had not challenged trial court orders discharging IPS officials in the case of alleged fake encounter of Sohrabud
Justice Mohite-Dere also gave oral instructions to the CBI counsel to refrain from framing of charges against any accused persons in the case until October 12, next date of hearing in the High Court.