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Mahatma's great-grandson Tushar objects to SC plea seeking re-investigation of Bapu's assassination

The court adjourned the hearing by four weeks as amicus curiae Amrendra Sharan is not prepared as yet

IANS  |  New Delhi 

SC adjourns Mahatma's assassination probe, questions Tushar Gandhi's stand

Mahatma Gandhi's grandson on Monday opposed any re-investigation into the of the Father of the Nation but the questioned his locus standi. The querry from a bench headed by Justice came as senior counsel Indira Jaising told the court that she was seeking to intervene on behalf of the Mahatma's grandson. To which, Jaising questioned the locus standi of the petitioner seeking the reinvestigation. Jaising said that the of Mahatma Gandhi cannot be re-investigated after 70 years.

She said that this was a basic criminal law. However, the court adjourned the hearing by four weeks as amicus curiae Amrendra Sharan told the court he has got some documents from the Archive but not the entire lot.

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First Published: Mon, October 30 2017. 13:09 IST
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