SC seeks Centre's response, SIT probe on Delhi court violence plea

| Friday, February 26, 2016 - 13:48
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SC seeks Centre's response on Delhi Court violence plea

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday sought response from the Centre and Delhi Police on a plea seeking SIT probe into the assault on JNU Students Union president Kanhaiya Kumar and others by some lawyers at a court complex here on February 15 and 17.
The Supreme Court bench of Justice J Chelameswar and Justice Abhay Manohar Sapre also issued notice to three lawyers -- Vikram Singh Chauhan, Yashpal Singh and Om Sharma -- for allegedly interfering in the administration of justice and wilfully violating the February 17 order of the Supreme Court.
Kanhaiya Kumar and a few journalists were assaulted at the Patiala House Court complex on February 15 and 17. The notice is returnable on March 4.

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