India Judge Loya death: In memorandum to president, Opposition MPs demnd SIT probe

16:05  09 february  2018
16:05  09 february  2018 Source:   indianexpress.com

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"The Opposition MPs will submit a petition to President Ram Nath Kovind, appealing for further investigation into the death of judge BH Loya ," officials said. The request comes even as the Supreme Court is at present hearing petitions seeking an independent probe into Loya 's death .

Demanding an independent probe , the party narrated frantic efforts made by the judge to get out of He circulated a photocopy of the register and noted that after Loya 's death , post mortem conducted For an impeachment motion to be passed, it will need to be backed by 50 Rajya Sabha MPs and 100

Kapil Sibal, Rahul Gandhi in uniform: His (Judge BH Loya) death is suspicious, there have been two other suspicious deaths. President gave positive response, © express web desk His (Judge BH Loya) death is suspicious, there have been two other suspicious deaths. President gave positive response," Gandhi told media persons

A delegation of MPs from Congress, CPM and 13 other opposition parties on Friday submitted a memorandum to President Ram Nath Kovind seeking SIT probe into the death of CBI judge BH Loya. Congress president Rahul Gandhi who led the delegation told media that 114 members of Parliament signed the memorandum that was submitted to the president. The new Congress chief said that president's response over the memorandum was positive.

"A judge died under suspicious circumstances. It will be an ode to him and his family that the investigation takes place properly. Many MPs from both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha felt discomfort over it and also feel that the matter should be probed and an SIT should be formed. 114 MPs from 15 parties have signed the memorandum. His (Judge BH Loya) death is suspicious, there have been two other suspicious deaths. President gave positive response," Gandhi told media persons after the meeting with president.

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Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi told reporters his party has been demanding a probe into judge Loya 's death , but the At the time, judge Loya was hearing the alleged fake encounter case of Sohrabuddin Sheikh in which BJP president Amit Shah was named one of the accused.

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Gandhi, who was surrounded by senior leaders including Kapil Sibal, Ghulam Nabi Azad and D Raja, added that all the opposition leaders "want to have a proper investigation done by an independent structure that gives us the outcome."

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Judge Loya, who was hearing the Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter case in which current BJP chief Amit Shah is an accused, died of a cardiac arrest in Nagpur on December 1, 2014, when he had gone to attend the wedding of a colleague's daughter.

The issue came under the spotlight in November last year after media reports quoting his sister fuelled suspicion about the circumstances surrounding his death and its link to the Sohrabuddin case.

CJI warns Loya petitioners: Not hearing Sohrabuddin; Loya was hearing Sohrabuddin case when he died

  CJI warns Loya petitioners: Not hearing Sohrabuddin; Loya was hearing Sohrabuddin case when he died CJI warns Loya petitioners: Not hearing Sohrabuddin; Loya was hearing Sohrabuddin case when he died"This message should go out loud and clear. We are only concerned about death of Judge Loya. We are not on the other case at all," CJI Misra told the petitioners - Congress leader Tehseen Poonawalla, and Maharashtra-based journalist BS Lone.

Journalist Niranjan Takle, who had written an article on the "suspicious" death of judge Loya , raised several questions Loyas friend and former president of the Latur Bar Association Uday Gaware described the late judge as an "honest" man, while demanding an independent probe into his death .

Alleging that the facts emerging in the case relating to deaths of Judge Brijgopal Harkishan Loya and that of Advocate Shrikant Khandalkar and Retd Judge Prakash Thombre who helped him, raise a needle of suspicion in these happening, the Congress on Wednesday demanded a probe by an

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A total of 23 accused, including police personnel, are facing trial for their involvement in the alleged fake encounter of Sohrabuddin Shaikh, his wife Kausar Bi and their associate Tulsidas Prajapati in Gujarat in November 2005.

The case was later transferred to CBI and the trial was shifted to Mumbai. A PIL seeking probe into the judge's death was also filed before the Bombay High Court on January 8 by the Bombay Lawyers' Association. However, the case was taken over by the Supreme Court.

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