Sohrabuddin case judge's death: SC to hear PIL on probe

The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear a plea seeking a probe into the death of former judge B.H.Loya, who was presiding over the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter case.

Only three days ago on January 9, the Bombay Lawyers Association had also filed a PIL in the Bombay High Court, seeking a probe into Loya's death and pointing out a high-profile case of Gujarat he was handling at the time of his death.

A Bench of Justices Arun Mishra and Mohan Shantanagoudar heard the matter today, and later adjourned it to Monday, January 15.

The Supreme Court on Friday called the death of CBI Special Court and Additional Sessions Judge Brijgopal Harkishan Loya a "serious issue" and asked the Maharashtra government to produce all documents related to the case. "If the court goes ahead with the hearing, it may have implications before the high court", the Hindu reported Dave as saying. On January 8 a year ago, the Bombay Lawyers Association had filed a public interest litigation in the Bombay High Court seeking a probe into Loya's death.

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Loya had died of a cardiac arrest in Nagpur, when he had gone to attend a wedding on 1st December 2014.

At the outset, senior advocate Dushyant Dave, representing Bombay lawyers association, said the high court is seized of the matter and the apex court should not hear the pleas. The bench said it would consider the objections. Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah, who was the home minister of Gujarat when the alleged fake encounter took place, was one of the accused in the case.

The pleas seeking a probe have followed two reports the Caravan magazine published that quoted immediate members of Loya's family, who questioned the circumstances surrounding his death. After Loya's death, Judge MB Gosavi took over the Sohrabuddin case. Loya had alleged that he was under enormous pressure while hearing Sohrabuddin encounter case.

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