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SC to hear plea seeking SIT probe into Justice Loya case

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

The will on Monday continue hearing three pleas seeking a Special Investigation Team (SIT) probe into the death of special (CBI)

The petitions will be heard by a bench headed by of (CJI) Dipak Misra.

The apex court had earlier asked the to submit the postmortem report of the judge, who had died in alleged suspicious circumstances in 2014, citing that the "matter was very serious."

As per reports, Maharashtra-based and activist had filed independent pleas seeking a fair probe into the death of Justice Loya, who was hearing the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case, involving various police officers and

In a press conference held on January 12, Justices Madan B. Lokur, Kurien Joseph, and questioned the conduct of the CJI, alleging that selective Benches were being appointed to preside over certain cases in the apex court.

Justice Loya's death is one among the certain cases hinted by the four judges.

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First Published: Mon, February 19 2018. 07:30 IST