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Lakhimpur Kheri- Supreme Court Hearing: LIVE UPDATES

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15 Nov 2021 7:45 AM GMT
Lakhimpur Kheri- Supreme Court Hearing: LIVE UPDATES
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Supreme Court will continue hearing today the PIL on the # Lakhimpur Kheri incident.On the last occasion, the matter was adjourned after the State of Uttar Pradesh had sought time to respond to Court's suggestion to appoint a former High Court Judge to monitor the investigation. A bench comprising the Chief Justice of India NV Ramana, Justice Surya Kant and Justice Hima Kohli adjourned the...

Supreme Court will continue hearing today the PIL on the # Lakhimpur Kheri incident.

On the last occasion, the matter was adjourned after the State of Uttar Pradesh had sought time to respond to Court's suggestion to appoint a former High Court Judge to monitor the investigation. A bench comprising the Chief Justice of India NV Ramana, Justice Surya Kant and Justice Hima Kohli adjourned the matter at a request made by Senior Advocate Harish Salve on 12th November, who is appearing for the State of Uttar Pradesh.

On November 8th, the Supreme Court had expressed its dissatisfaction with the Uttar Pradesh Police probe and .said that it was proposing to appoint a retired judge from a High Court of another state to monitor the investigation.

Lakhimpur Kheri violence of October 3, which claimed the lives of 8 people, four of them being farmers, was allegedly mowed down by the vehicles in the convoy of Ashish Mishra, the son of Union Minister and BJP MP Ajay Kumar Mishra.

Stay On This Page For Live Updates From The Hearing.

Live Updates

  • 15 Nov 2021 7:53 AM GMT

    J Kant: Give name of Officers from IPS cadre from UP but don’t belong from UP.

    CJI: Circulate the names by tomorrow evening so we can incorporate in our order on Wednesday.

  • 15 Nov 2021 7:53 AM GMT

    CJI: other concern is You’ve to upgrade the task force, they have to be higher Officers

    J Kant: Most Officers are from Lakhimpur only.

    CJI: why don’t you give names of your officers 

  • 15 Nov 2021 7:52 AM GMT

    Bench: We need one more day time because we’re considering either Rakesh Jain or nay other Judge. We need to talk to the Concerned Judge.

    Salve submits that Its not that Judge from State may not be appointed.

  • 15 Nov 2021 7:46 AM GMT

    Judges discuss amongst themselves. 

  • 15 Nov 2021 7:45 AM GMT

    Sr Adv Harish Salve for State of UP: I’ve taken instructions. Your Lordships may make the order. Whoever your Lordships want you can consider 

  • 15 Nov 2021 7:45 AM GMT

    Hearing commenced 

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