SC to pass order today : Appointment of Ex-Judges to monitor Lakhimpur Kheri probe

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New Delhi, Nov 17 : The Supreme Court will today pass the order on the appointment of retired Judges to monitor the Lakhimpur Kheri alleged violence probe.

A three-judge bench of the Apex Court, headed by the Chief Justice of India (CJI) Nuthalapati Venkata Ramana and also comprising Justices Hima Kohli and Surya Kant, will pass the order today on the appointment of retired Judges to monitor the Lakhimpur Kheri alleged violence probe.

The Supreme Court had earlier suggested former Punjab and Haryana High Court Judges – Justices Ranjit Singh/ Rakesh K Jain) to supervise the Special Investigation Team (SIT) probe into thr alleged October 3 Lakhimpur Kheri incidents mowing down of 4 farmers, lynching of 3 accused and murder of a journalist.

Supreme Court will today continue hearing the petitions seeking a CBI probe into the Lakhimpur Kheri violence wherein 8 people had lost their lives, including farmers, who were allegedly mowed down by a four-wheeler belonging to Ashish Mishra, son of Union Minister Ajay Mishra Teni, in Uttar Pradesh’s Lakhimpur Kheri district on October 3.

The Apex Court registered the petition, on its own, on the basis of letters written by two lawyers seeking investigation by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the brutal incident.

The Lakhimpur Kheri alleged violence incident had happened, wherein 8 people had lost their lives, including farmers, who were allegedly mowed down by a four-wheeler belonging to Ashish Mishra, son of Union Minister Ajay Mishra Teni, in Uttar Pradesh’s Lakhimpur Kheri district on October 3.

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