Friday, May 29, 2009

HC notice on Dr. Kishan killing probe

Imphal, May 28: The Guwahati High Court, Imphal, divisional bench issued a notice to the state respondent to submit their status reports of investigation in connection with the killing of Dr. Th. Kishan and his two subordinates within three days.
The notice was issued during its third hearing held on Thursday by a divisional bench of the Guwahati High Court, Imphal, under Justice T Nanda Kumar and Justice Maibam Binoy Kumar following a writ petition. PIL number 6 of 2009, filed by the JAC against the brutal killing of SDO Kasom Khullen, Th Kishan, Y Token and A Rajen on April 1, 2009.
During the hearing advocate M Hemchandra appeared before the court on behalf of the petitioner, additional GAC, Th Ibohal appeared on behalf of the state respondents and C Kamal CGSC appeared on behalf of the Union of India.
As per the notice issued by the court on May 5, 2009, in the second hearing of the said case, the CBI today submitted its investigation reports and the same has been kept under the seal cover in the registry of the court informed M Hemchandra. 
He further informed that the state respondent despite being given three weeks time during the second hearing failed to submit the status reports of the investigation today following which the court gave three days time to the state respondents to submit the investigation reports for necessary orders.
During the first hearing of the case held on April 1, 2009, the court issued a notice to the respondents to inform the court regarding the steps taken in respect of the investigation of FIR case, No. 8(2)09 UKL. PS. Under section 365/368/34 I.P.C under Ukhrul police station dated 16 February and as well as FIR case No. 3(2)09 under section 302/400 I.P.C of Senapati police station dated 17 February, 2009, within four weeks by the divisional bench of Guwahati High Court, Imphal, under Justice M BK Singh and Justice A.C. Upadhaya and during the second hearing held on May 5, 2009, a divisional bench of, the Guwahati High Court, Imphal, under Justice M. Binoy Kumar and A.C. Upadhaya, issued a notice of three weeks to submit the reports of the investigation from the respondents.
The state respondents include the secretary home department, government of Manipur, chief secretary, additional chief secretary home, DGP, DC Ukhrul, DC Senapati, SP Ukrhul, SP Senapati. (IFP)

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