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UP Chief Secretary Summoned: May 5, 2017 Order of the Allahabad High Court

11 May 2017
Synopsis

On May 4 the Allahabad High Court had passed strong strictures against the Uttar Pradesh government for unnecessarily delaying its sanction to initiate prosecution against five accused persons, including the newly-appointed chief minister Adityanath, in a case related to the 2007 Gorakhpur communal riots.
 
In a terse order on May 4, 2017, a two-judge bench comprising Justices Ramesh Sinha and Umesh Chandra Srivastava took strong note of the fact that the state Crime Investigation Department (CID) has been waiting for more than two years now for the required permissions to file a chargesheet in the matter, and directed the UP chief secretary to appear before the court on May 11 with the records of the case and present his explanation
 
Sabrangindia had been the first to report on this entire legal battle that has especial significance for accountability against he powerful who make hate speech.
 
No Man However Powerful Can be Judge of his own Cause, had argued the Petitioner’s Counsel, Farman Naqvi on May 4.
 

 

 

UP Chief Secretary Summoned: May 5, 2017 Order of the Allahabad High Court

Synopsis

On May 4 the Allahabad High Court had passed strong strictures against the Uttar Pradesh government for unnecessarily delaying its sanction to initiate prosecution against five accused persons, including the newly-appointed chief minister Adityanath, in a case related to the 2007 Gorakhpur communal riots.
 
In a terse order on May 4, 2017, a two-judge bench comprising Justices Ramesh Sinha and Umesh Chandra Srivastava took strong note of the fact that the state Crime Investigation Department (CID) has been waiting for more than two years now for the required permissions to file a chargesheet in the matter, and directed the UP chief secretary to appear before the court on May 11 with the records of the case and present his explanation
 
Sabrangindia had been the first to report on this entire legal battle that has especial significance for accountability against he powerful who make hate speech.
 
No Man However Powerful Can be Judge of his own Cause, had argued the Petitioner’s Counsel, Farman Naqvi on May 4.
 

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