01, Jul 2013
IN CHAMBER COURT NO.2 SECTION PIL
S U P R E M E C O U R T O F I N D I A
RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS
WRIT PETITION (CRL.) NO(s). 109 OF 2003
NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION Petitioner(s)
STATE OF GUJARAT & ORS. Respondent(s)
Date: 01/07/2013 This Petition was taken up in Chambers today.
HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE P. SATHASIVAM
HON’BLE MRS. JUSTICE RANJANA PRAKASH DESAI
HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE M.Y. EQBAL
O R D E R
We have perused the report dated 29.05.2013 filed by Dr. R.K. Raghavan, Chairman, Special Investigation Team (SIT), Gandhinagar, Gujarat, wherein he prayed for extension of service of Dr. K. Venkatesham, IPS, Member with SIT for a further period of six months, i.e. up to 14.01.2014, on existing terms.
On going through his report and of the fact that out of nine cases assigned to SIT by this Court, Judgments have already been pronounced in six cases and trial in the remaining three cases is nearing completion, we direct that, the attachment of Dr. K. Venkatesham with SIT shall continue for a further period of six months,i.e., up to 14.01.2014, on existing terms.
The Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, New Delhi as well as the Government of Maharashtra are directed to issue appropriate notification forthwith.
[Madhu Bala] [Savita Sainani]
Sr.Personal Assistant Court Master
- Registry is directed to communicate the above direction forthwith to
the Chairman, SIT, Gandhinagar at Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
Registrar General, High Court of Gujarat.