07, May 2004
W.P(Crl.)No. 109 OF 2003
ITEM No.302 Court No. 5 SECTION PIL
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS
Crl.M.P.No.4782/2004 in W.P.(Crl.) No. 109/2003
NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION Petitioner (s)
STATE OF GUJARAT & ORS. Respondent (s)
( Note dated 27.2.2004 filed by Ld. Amicus curiae to provide protection to the witnesses involved in major trials in the State of Gujarat)
Crl.M.P.No.5007/2004 in SLP (crl.) No.3770/2003 (for directions and office report)
SLP (crl.) 5309/2003 (with appln. for c/delay in filing SLP and exemption from filing C/C of the impugned judgment and exemption from filing O.T. and Office Report)
Date : 07/05/2004 These Petitions were called on for hearing today.
HON’BLE MRS. JUSTICE RUMA PAL
HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE S.B. SINHA
HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE S.H. KAPADIA
For Petitioner (s)
Mr.Harish N.Salve,Sr.Adv. (A.C.) N/P)
Mr.B.V. Desai,Adv. (A.C.)
In SLPs & Ms.Aparna Bhat,Adv.,
Crl.M.P.s. Mr.P. Ramesh Kumar,Adv.,
Mr.Vipin Mathew Benjamin,Adv.,
For Respondent (s)
for UOI Mr.K.N. Raval, SG
Mr.Prateek Jalan,Mrs. Sushma Suri,Advs.
For the State of Mr.Mukul Rohtagi,ASG
Gujarat Ms.Hemantika Wahi,Adv.
M/s.P.H. Parekh & Co.
for Intervenor: Mr.C.D. Singh,Adv.,
Mr.Vijay Pratap Singh,Adv.
For Intervenor: Dr.Nafis A.Siddiqui,Adv.
UPON hearing counsel the Court made the following
Crl.M.P. 5007/2004 in SLP (crl) 3770/03 Without expressing any view on the competence or discharge of duties by the Gujarat State Police, we direct the Central Government to make available police protection from any of the Central Security Forces to supplement the police protection to Mr.Raees Khan Azeezkhan Pathan.
It has also been stated by the learned Solicitor General that the inspection team has taken an overall inspection of the various alleged troubled spots referred to in paragraph 8 of the Note submitted by the learned A.C. On 27.2.2004. A report has been submitted by the Inspection Team and action will be taken thereon on 20.5.2004 and an affidavit will be filed to that effect.
Matters adjourned till after summer vacation.
( Vijay Kumar Sharma) ( Madhu Saxena)
AR cum PS to Hon.Judge Court Master