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Apex Court Seeks Evidence Signifying Terror Links Of Alleged LeT Operatives (Mohd. Gaus) [READ ORDER]

Lawstreet Journal 11 Sep 2020 6:57pm

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The Supreme Court heard the case of National Investigating Agency v. Mohammad Irfan Gaus and Ors on 8th September, Tuesday asking the Solicitor General to provide the Court with legit evidence showcasing that Gaus was involved in the terrorist activities so as to satisfy the conscience of the Judiciary that the accused was not falsely implicated by the Court. 

The Apex Court has given two weeks period to the NIA for presenting their record requisite evidence describing as to why Mohammad Irfan Gaus, a suspected member of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) should not be granted bail. The bench comprised of Chief Justice SA Bobde, Justice AS Bopanna, and Justice V Ramasubramanian and they were of the opinion that it is necessary to delve into the evidence which supports that Gaus was having links with LeT, so as to keep it fair in the eyes of law and justice which would be considered after 2 weeks. 

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta was opposing the plea of seeking the release of the accused and argued that he had terror links with the banned group. The law officer further said that “this case requires final disposal hearing. Gaus was continuously in touch with the LeT mates and there are telephonic records to prove so.”

To this, the CJI SA Bobde commented, “you present the evidence stating why he should not be released on bail. We must tell you frankly, however serious is the crime, sometimes either through errors or malice, somebody who is not involved gets roasted and we want to… Continue Reading...

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