NEW DELHI: The Supreme Courtroom on Tuesday dismissed a plea of the Chhattisgarh authorities in opposition to the refusal for analyzing of further witnesses by the Judicial Fee set as much as probe the 2013 Jheeram Ghati naxal assault by which 29 individuals, together with leaders of state Congress, have been killed.
A bench headed by Justice Ashok Bhushan noticed that the state authorities might have prolonged the tenure of the fee however the panel has closed the proceedings.
“You wished the knowledgeable witness to be examined however fee didn’t agree. You might have prolonged fee’s tenure nevertheless it has closed the proceedings,” the bench, additionally comprising justices R S Reddy and M R Shah, mentioned.
The state authorities had challenged the orders of the Chhattisgarh excessive courtroom dismissing its plea looking for route to the Particular Judicial Enquiry Fee to look at the extra witnesses within the case.
On Might 25, 2013, naxals had attacked a convoy of Congress leaders in Jheeram valley in Darbha space of Bastar district, killing 29 individuals, together with then state Congress chief Nand Kumar Patel, former chief of opposition Mahendra Karma and former Union minister Vidyacharan Shukla.