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Kejriwal orders immediate appointment of prosecutor in journalist murder case

IANS  |  New Delhi 

on Thursday asked the to ensure immediate appointment of a for the murder trial of Viswanathan.

"It has been brought to my notice and the government will ensure appointment of a as in this case. Show cause notice will be issued to the concerned for any negligence," Kejriwal said.

The gave the direction after the late journalist's parents pointed to the absence of a public prosecutor during the past few dates of hearing in the court, the government said in a statement.

Calling it "absolutely shocking", the asked the to immediately issue a show cause notice to the public prosecutor for skipping the hearings and not taking the duty seriously.

In 2008, Viswanathan, 25, was found shot dead in her car in Vasant Kunj,

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First Published: Thu, February 07 2019. 17:42 IST
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