SC to hear PIL against Chidambaram on Ishrat Jahan

| Tuesday, March 1, 2016 - 19:38
First Published |
P. Chidambaram, SC

New Delhi: The Supreme Court will hear a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking suo motu contempt action against former home minister P. Chidambaram for perjury and misleading the apex court and the Gujarat High Court on alleged LeT links of Ishrat Jahan. 
The PIL has also sought contempt against the then Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) director for misleading and holding back information about Ishrat Jahan being a LeT operative from the apex court.
(Also read: Ishrat Jahan was a cover for LeT module, says former-home secy G K Pillai)
The PIL has sought direction that all criminal proceedings and actions taken against Gujarat Police personnel and others involved in the 2005 killing of Ishrat Jahan be declared unconstitutional.
"Have you filed the petition," a bench of Chief Justice T.S. Thakur and Justice Uday Umesh Lalit asked petitioner, advocate M.L. Sharma. When he said he had, the bench directed that the petition be listed in due course.
Basing his PIL on the deposition of Pakistani-American terrorist-turned-approver David Coleman Headley that Ishrat Jahan was an LeT activist, Sharma also sought "proper compensation" to the Gujarat personnel who were prosecuted for her killing.
Seeking contempt against Chidambram, Sharma has referred to the union home ministry's affidavit in the Gujarat High Court wherein it had stated that Ishrat Jahan was not an LeT operative. Sharma said that it the dilution of its earlier affidavit which had pointed to her LeT links.
The position taken by the home ministry in the subsequent affidavit was in sharp departure from the position taken by it in its earlier affidavit where in it had described Ishrat Jahan and her associates Javed Shaikh, Zeeshan Johar and Amjad Ali Rana as Lashkar-e-Taiba operatives.
Seeking initiation of the contempt against the then CBI director, Sharma has said that the CBI too had concealed this fact in the Supreme Court in its affidavit. CBI filed a charge sheet and supplementary charge sheet declaring Ishrat Jahan as an innocent Muslim student and prosecuted various police officers. 
Raising a question of law, Sharma, in his PIL, asked if the protection of life and personal liberty that is guaranteed under constitution's article 21 to Indian citizens was also available to the LeT members. He also asked if the killing of a terrorist in any manner was an offence under the penal code and police personnel involved are liable to be punished.

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SC to hear PIL against PC

A wishful thinking that, post hearing the PIL, Hon'ble Supreme Court, "BANS" Congress party in general and its leaders in particular, including Ghandys from contesting for any position for next 50 years. As per Hinduism, one DO NOT inherit "properties" from parents, BUT also their sins. I'm sure it would be same in true Islam and Christianity. You intentionally "harm" some one, your kids will pay very badly. These Congress Jokes Person/s, so blatantly "deny" acts of Congress, to "hurt" Modi & Amit Shah, even risking national security and National Interest, which has been "proved" beyond any doubt and legal process is only to decide on punishment. When such is the case, Jokes person/s of Congress, including senior Advocates, keep questioning as to why, these officers did not expose these allegation, while in service-- literally rubbing "Iodized SALT". Its world known FACT that these Nehru clan in General and Ms. Indira Feroze, always created 3 docs ( RAW, IB & CBI) on all Congress and other political parties, which were used to "Quell" dissenters. It has been repeated on Mr. RVS. Mani, who was NOT only physically tortured, but also mentally tortured. All these Jokes Persons would be fully aware of the fact, yet blatantly hurting these officers, to protect their leaders, definitely NOT Chidambaram. Soon their children will pay huge price for these sort of inhuman acts of hurting people and support to hurt people. God help families of these jokes persons !!

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