SC dismisses plea challenging chit to CM CM Narendra Modi in 2002 Gujarat riots

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court today dismissed the plea of ​​Zakia Jafri, wife of Congress MP Ehsan Jafri, who was assassinated in the post-Godhra riots of 2002. The Center’s Special Investigation Team (SIT) has given a clean chit in the case against Modi, who was then Gujarat CM. Jafri’s wife had applied to the Supreme Court challenging the closing report of S IT. The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed an appeal challenging Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s clean chit filed by the Special Investigation Team (SIT). Narendra Modi, the then Chief Minister of Gujarat, and others have been given clean chit for the riot cases in Gujarat.

Justice A.M. The bench headed by Khanwilkar upheld the verdict issued by the Ahmedabad Metropolitan Magistrate. Jafri’s application against the closing of the closing report filed by the SIT was rejected.

Zakia filed an appeal challenging the Gujarat High Court verdict

The appeal of Zafri’s wife, Zakia, who is also a Congress MP, does not have the merits. The Supreme Court held that it was entitled to dismissal.

Court of Appeal reserved in December 2021

The Gujarat High Court on October 5, 2017 upheld the magistrate’s court’s decision to accept the closing report. Zakia then appealed to the Supreme Court. The Supreme Court reserved its appeal in December 2021 after hearing the appeal.

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