On Lakhimpur Farmers' Killing, Supreme Court Gives UP A Monday Deadline
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On Lakhimpur Farmers' Killing, Supreme Court Gives UP A Monday Deadline

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November 12, 2021

The Supreme Court on Friday granted time till November 15 to the Uttar Pradesh government for apprising its stand on the suggestion that a former judge of a "different high court" should monitor the state SIT probe on day-to-day basis in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence in which eight people including four farmers were killed on October 3.


New Delhi, 12 November 2021

As per news report of NDTV, "Would your Lordships give me time till Monday? I have almost got it done. We are working something out," senior advocate Harish Salve, appearing for the UP government, told the bench headed by Chief Justice N V Ramana. "List on Monday," said the bench which, also comprised Justices Surya Kant and Hima Kohli, acceding to the request. The Supreme Court, on November 8, had expressed dissatisfaction over the probe and suggested that to infuse "independence, impartiality and fairness" in the ongoing investigation, a former judge of a "different high court" should monitor it on day-to-day basis.

Source - NDTV
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