Supreme Court to peruse 2002 Gujarat riots’ SIT closure report | Latest News India

By Abraham Thomas, New Delhi

The Supreme Court on Tuesday stated it might like to peruse the closure report of the particular investigation crew (SIT) giving clear chit to 64 folks within the 2002 Gujarat riots case, together with then chief minister Narendra Modi, and the justification given by the magisterial court docket whereas accepting it.

Zakia Ehsan Jafri, spouse of late Congress MP Ehsan Jafri, on Tuesday informed the SC that her plea to probe the bigger conspiracy behind the riots was not a political concern as she didn’t intend to identify any particular person however to deal with the executive lapses. “This is not a political issue. I do not want any person to be named, any person to be invited. I am only on the administrative failure of the state government…,” senior advocate Kapil Sibal, showing for Zakia, informed the bench of justices AM Khanwilkar, Dinesh Maheshwari and CT Ravikumar. Zakia moved the apex court docket after the Gujarat excessive court docket on October 5, 2017, dismissed her petition difficult the findings by the particular investigation crew (SIT), alleging a bigger conspiracy behind all the riots that led to her husband’s loss of life.

As discover is but to be issued within the matter, which is pending earlier than the Supreme Court since 2018, Sibal stated he needed the SIT to probe on Zakia’s grievance submitted to the extra director basic of police in June 2006 and discover whether or not there was a bigger conspiracy behind the riots.

The SIT had discovered no prosecutable proof towards Modi, different members within the state authorities, forms and police. For this goal, the court docket will look at the closure report of SIT on Wednesday because the arguments remained inconclusive.

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