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SC to hear plea by Adv. Ehtesham Hashmi on the undesrible action of police, in Tripura Riots

Lawstreet Journal 26 Feb 2022 12:56am

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Supreme Court to hear plea by advocate Ehtesham Hashmi who contended that he had personally visited riot affected areas of Tripura & that instead of taking action against the miscreants and rioters, the police took action against those who spoke against the same

Tripura government has told the Supreme Court that the plea before the top court was silent when a "larger scale communal violence" occurred in West Bengal in May 2021 after the Bengal State Assembly elections

Adv Prashant Bhushan: this is the Tripura communal violence matter there are two prayers in this. there was serious communal violence where mosques were burnt. we prayed for an independent probe in violence against muslim community

Bhushan: we are asking for a SIT due to partisan behaviour of the tripura govt and the state police. for long time they denied that there was communal violence. then they targeted people who reported this by registering UAPA cases

Bhushan: now in status report filed before HC there has been admission on some aspects. CM went on saying that mosques were not burnt etc.

Justice Chandrachud: Is the HC seized off the matter?

Bhushan: that is a suo motu matter?

Bhushan: the HC is not going into inaction by the state govt

SC: if the hc is seized off the matter at the moment our taking up the case now will be an expression of no confidence in one of our high courts. we should wait for the outcome.

Bhushan: HC is not on laxity or complicity on part of the state. The reason… Continue Reading...

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