Supreme Court seeks report from Jharkhand govt in judge murder case

The Supreme Court Friday took suo motu cognizance of the unfortunate sad demise of a judge in gruesome incident of being allegedly mowed down by a vehicle while on morning jog on July 28 at Dhanbad and sought a status report within a week from Jharkhand’s Chief Secretary and the DGP on probe, saying reports and video clippings suggested it was not a case of simplicitor road accident.
This gruesome incident has been widely reported in newspapers, and video clippings of the incident are also being circulated on social media platforms, suggesting that it was not a case of simplicitor road accident, said a bench headed by Chief Justice N V Ramana said.
While making it very clear that it was not interfering in the proceedings going on before the High Court of Jharkhand, the bench said it was taking suo motu cognizance of the matter as incidents of attacks on judicial officers and the legal fraternity are happening across country.
Having regard to the seriousness of the issue and its …The Supreme Court Friday took suo motu cognizance of the unfortunate sad demise of a judge in gruesome incident of being allegedly mowed down by a vehicle while on morning jog on July 28 at Dhanbad and sought a status report within a week from Jharkhand’s Chief Secretary and the DGP on probe, saying reports and video clippings suggested it was not a case of simplicitor road accident.
This gruesome incident has been widely reported in newspapers, and video clippings of the incident are also being circulated on social media platforms, suggesting that it was not a case of simplicitor road accident, said a bench headed by Chief Justice N V Ramana said.
While making it very clear that it was not interfering in the proceedings going on before the High Court of Jharkhand, the bench said it was taking suo motu cognizance of the matter as incidents of attacks on judicial officers and the legal fraternity are happening across country.
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