“Have already recommended CBI probe in Palghar lynching case, Maharashtra government tells Supreme Court” Opindia, April 29, 2023:
“On Friday, April 28, the Maharashtra government informed the Supreme Court that it has already recommended a CBI investigation into the case involving the lynching of Hindu Sadhus in Palghar in 2020. In March this year, the Supreme Court had nodded to allow a CBI probe in the case. It is notable the previous Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government led by CM Uddhav Thackeray had submitted an affidavit opposing the CBI probe in the case.
A Supreme Court bench comprising Chief Justice DY Chandrachud and Justice PS Narasimha noted the state government’s novel affidavit that a communication to that effect had already been issued.
The bench disposed of four pleas seeking a CBI investigation alleging that the Maharashtra police probe in the matter was biased. “At this stage, no further direction is required on these petitions in light of the state government’s decision. The petitions are thus disposed of,” the bench said….”
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