Lakhimpur Suo Moto Case: SC Responds To False Tweet And U.P. Police's Due Process


CJI Ramana on Friday took exception to a false tweet by Times Now whereby the media home claimed that CJI had visited the kin of the sufferer in Lakhimpur violence. 

Gracious CJI Overlooks contemptuous Tweet

The tweet in query was a match case for initiating contempt proceedings in opposition to the media home however N.V. Ramana referred to as it half and parcel of public life and determined to miss the absurd tweet. Soon after Supreme Court’s flak, Times now issued a public apology for its 30 seconds of misplaced sensationalism.

Supreme Court not eager on CBI inquiry

During the listening to, the apex courtroom took inventory of the progress made within the case state authorities’s stand on CBI inquiry. While the counsel representing the state of U.P. co said {that a} CBI inquiry can be ordered on the discretion of the Supreme Court, the courtroom was not in favor of issuing instructions for it at present second.

The CJI led bench went on to specific discontent over the strategy of serving notices to the accused Ashish Mishra.

The displeasure is comprehensible contemplating the sensitivity of the case. 8 individuals died in the course of the unlucky and violent incident. In such a case a extra proactive strategy from the authorities would have labored higher.

Had one other case of this magnitude occurred elsewhere involving a homicide accused with no political lineage, would the remedy be the identical? 

Well, the following due course of within the aftermath of a lawless incident sums up the irony of the state of affairs. 




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