HC judge to monitor Lakhimpur Kheri probe till chargesheet is filed, says SC
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HC judge to monitor Lakhimpur Kheri probe till chargesheet is filed, says SC

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November 8, 2021

Expressing displeasure of the status report filed by the Uttar Pradesh government on the October 3 Lakhimpur Kheri incident, the Supreme Court said that a judge of a different High Court will be monitoring the proceedings till the chargesheet is filed. The top court listed the hearing again for Friday.


New Delhi, 08 November 2021

As per news report of The Indian Express, Eight people, including four farmers, were killed in violence during a farmers’ protest in Lakhimpur Kheri. A bench comprising Chief Justice N V Ramana and Justices Surya Kant and Hima Kohli, which had on October 8 expressed dissatisfaction over the steps taken by the Uttar Pradesh government in the “murder” of eight persons, would hear the matter. Ten people, including Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Mishra’s son Ashish Mishra, have been arrested so far in connection with the case. The top court is hearing the matter after two lawyers had written a letter to the CJI seeking a high-level judicial inquiry, also involving the CBI, into the incident.

Source - indianexpress.com

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