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Supreme Court May Appoint Committee to Investigate Vikas Dubey Encounter [READ ORDER]

Lawstreet Journal 15 Jul 2020 2:34am

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The Supreme Court on July 14, 2020, permitted the Solicitor General of India, Tushar Mehta to file his response to a plea that sought for an investigation into the supposed police encounter of gangster Vikas Dubey by July 20, 2020, and listed the matter for hearing on the same date.

The Chief Justice of India, SA Bobde, also mentioned that they may be prepared to nominate a retired Supreme Court judge to investigate the alleged encounter.

Petitioner Ghanshyam Upadhyay, according to a news source, had sought for a retired judge to be appointed to look into the investigation.

The Bench in Lucknow at the High Court of Allahabad, on July 13, 2020, had dismissed a petition asking for the establishment of a judicial commission to look into the supposed encounter of the gangster Vikas Dubey.

The reason, as opined the court, was that the Government of Uttar Pradesh had recently appointed a Special Investigation Team and a Judicial Commission to look into the issue.

Dubey was supposedly murdered in a police encounter in Kanpur on July 10, 2020. He had a very long record of criminal activities and was the primary person accused of the killing of eight police officers in a shoot-out in Bikaru village of Kanpur.

The Government of Uttar Pradesh, on July 11, 2020, had established a Special Investigating Team (SIT) to investigate the involvement of law enforcers, police officers in Dubey’s criminal network.

On July 12, 2020, a commission consisting of one person was constituted by the government of Uttar Pradesh to look into all incidents in connection… Continue Reading...


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Ramesh Mishra   15 Jul 2020 9:24am
Vikas Dubey delivered injustice and he received justice
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Ramesh Mishra   15 Jul 2020 9:24am
Vikas Dubey delivered injustice and he received justice
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