Sunday, June 19, 2011

SC ‘Friend’ in Riot Probe Lands, Meets DIG Bhatt

Amicus curiae Ramchandran is here to probe evidence, if any, against Modi and others

The official review of the probe carried out by the Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) into the alleged role of Chief Minister Narendra Modi and 62 others in connection with 2002 riots started on Saturday.The amicus curiae of the apex court, Raju Ramchandran, met IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt for around two-and-a-half-hours today at the BSF Headquarters near Chiloda in Gandhinagar.

In his affidavit submitted to the SC, Bhatt had alleged Modi’s role in the 2002 riots and accused SIT of disregarding evidence produced by him in a bid to shield the CM.Sources said Ramchandran has also met or could meet some other police officers, politicians, lawyers and witnesses related to the Gulberg Society massacre.


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