Thursday, May 3, 2012

GUJARAT RIOTS Bhatt appeals to Prez to appoint new probe panel

AA 29APR2012

Ahmedabad, April 28: Suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt has petitioned
President Pratibha Patil to appoint a new commission of inquiry to
probe the role of Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi and others in
2002 riots. “The government of India should expeditiously appoint a
twomember commission, under Section 3 of the Commissions of Inquiry
Act 1952, headed by a retired Judge of the Supreme Court of India, to
inquire into role of chief minister,“ Mr Bhatt said in his petition to
the President.
It may be noted that a panel headed by Supreme Court Justice G.T.
Nanavati (Retd) and high court justice (retd) Akshay Mehta is already
inquiring 2002 riots. –PTI