Zakia Jafri's plea towards SIT clear chit to PM Narendra Modi will now be heard on April 14

by Jeremy Spirogis
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New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Tuesday fastened April 14 for listening to the petition of Zakia Jafri, spouse of late MP Ehsan Jafri, towards giving a clear chit by Special Investigation Team (SIT) to the then Chief Minister Narendra Modi within the Gujarat riot case. The court docket remarked that the listening to on this case has been postponed a number of occasions and the case might be heard in some unspecified time in the future or the opposite.

A bench of Justice AM Khanwilkar and Justice Dinesh Maheshwari deferred listening to of the case for April. <! –

                 Earlier, Zakia's lawyer had requested to postpone the listening to of the case and listen to it after Holi's go away. Zakia Jafri's lawyer Aparna Bhatt advised the court docket that the problem on this case is controversial. On this, the bench stated, "Hearing on this has been deferred so many occasions, no matter it’s, now we have to listen to it on some day. Take a date and make positive everyone seems to be current.

The lawyer had earlier advised the apex court docket {that a} discover must be issued on the petition because it pertains to the alleged "big conspiracy" from 27 February 2002 to May 2002. Significantly, on February 28, 2002, 68 individuals had been killed within the Gulberg Society, a day after the incident wherein 59 individuals had been killed in setting fireplace to a coach of the Sabarmati Express in Godhra. Ehsan Jafri was additionally amongst these killed. Nearly 10 years after the incident, on February 8, 2012, the SIT filed a 'closure report' giving a clear chit to Modi and 63 others.

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