NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Tuesday requested the Centre and others to reply to the West Bengal authorities’s enchantment against the Calcutta High Court order directing court-monitored CBI probe into the instances of rape and homicide in the course of the post-poll violence within the state.
A bench comprising Justices Vineet Saran and Aniruddha Bose, nonetheless, refused to direct the CBI that it mustn’t register any extra FIRs in such instances, saying no order needs to be handed with out listening to the opposite aspect.
“You have made out the case for issuance of the notice,” the bench instructed senior advocate Kapil Sibal, showing for the state authorities.
The Mamata Banerjee-led state authorities is aggrieved by the excessive court docket verdict.
A five-judge bench of the Calcutta High Court had ordered a CBI investigation into all of the alleged instances of heinous crimes in West Bengal after the meeting ballot outcomes this yr, wherein the ruling TMC got here again to energy, after accepting the suggestions of an NHRC panel.
As regards different prison instances associated to post-poll violence, the excessive court docket had directed that they be investigated by a Special Investigation Team below the monitoring of the court docket.
The excessive court docket verdict got here on PILs which had alleged that folks had been subjected to assault, made to flee properties and properties had been destroyed in the course of the violence within the wake of the meeting elections and sought neutral probe into the incidents.