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Hyderpora Encounter: SC Requests High Court To Consider Alternate Relief Within One Week

Lawstreet Journal 27 Jun 2022 9:51pm

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The Supreme Court will consider a plea preferred by Latif Magrey, father of Amir Magrey, who was killed in the Hyderpora Encounter in Srinagar, assailing the order passed by the Jammu & Kashmir High Court to stay the exhumation of his son’s body.

After father withdraws his prayer regarding exhumation and handing over of mortal remains and confines the plea to performing last rites, the Supreme Court requests the Jammu & Kashmir High Court to decide the request, preferably within a week.

Senior Advocate Anand Grover is representing Amir Magrey's father.

Grover: This is an unusual case where four people were killed in an encounter, and my son was one of them.

Kant J: Tomorrow the matter is before the High Court.

Grover: High Court has expressed the view that the matter will be heard in detail. I'm prepared to go to the graveyard where he's buried.

Grover: I'll perform the religious rites itself and I have the right to perform the rites and not the state. 

Kant J: We will direct the High Court. We will request the High Court to consider your prayer for alternative relief tomorrow or within one week.

Kant J: We will request the High Court and the High Court will do it. That much faith we have in the system.


The counsel for the petitioner states that the petitioner doesn't want to press the first relief granted by the High Court for the exhumation of the body. He, however, wants to perform… Continue Reading...

Tagged: Hyderpora Encounter   Supreme Court of India   Jammu & Kashmir    Letter Patents Appeal   Se Advocate Anand Grover  
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