Ordering a probe into the alleged encounter killing of 4 accused in the murder of Hyderabad veterinarian, the SC said that the police version needs to be investigated. Senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi, who is representing Telangana, resisted a judicial probe citing undertaken SIT and NHRC probes. A court-appointed commission will probe the encounter.
Telangana Govt has appointed a Special Investigation Team to investigate the encounter of the 4 accused in the murder of the 26-year-old Hyderabad veterinarian. On Dec 6, in a reported encounter, the Cyberabad Police shot dead four accused in the case in an alleged “retaliatory firing” while the accused were taken for scene recreation at the crime spot.
The SC has received petitions seeking investigation and registration of FIR against the police personnel involved in the alleged encounter in Telangana. Petitioners advocates GS Mani and Pradeep Kumar Yadav argued that the police had not followed the SC’s 2014 guidelines in the case. Four accused in the murder of Hyderabad vet were shot dead by cops.
The Kerala HC has booked against 12 lawyers for gheraoing a woman magistrate of Thiruvananthapuram District Court. The Kerala Judicial Officers' Association wrote to the court Registrar General seeking action against the lawyers for humiliating Magistrate Deepa Mohan. It was her ruling denying a bail to KSRTC driver that irked the lawyers.
The Delhi HC has urged the Centre to replace the private schools running in several IIT campuses with Kendriya Vidyalayas. The court ordered to take measures to this regard in accordance with the law, considering the HRD Ministry’s 2016 notification. The court also sought recovery of revenue loss incurred by allowing private parties to run schools.
Author Aatish Taseer will be challenging the Indian government’s decision to revoke his Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI) status. "If I don’t fight what the government has done, I would be letting them get away, he said. Government revoked his OCI because his late father Salman Taseer is a Pakistani. Aatish Taseer was accused of concealing this fact.