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Opposition MPs meet President, demand probe in Judge Loya's death

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Leaders and some other opposition parties on Friday met and demanded a thorough investigation by an independent agency into "suspicious" death of Justice

Talking to reporters after the meeting, said that apart from parliamentarians, people of the country also feel that the died in suspicious circumstances.

"We want to have proper investigation done by an independent agency that gives us the outcome. We feel there is suspicion in his death and the country also feels that," he said.

"There was a sentiment and 114 MPs felt this should be taken to the President," he added.

Gandhi said that the probe should be carried out by an independent special investigative team and should be monitored by the

Justice Loya, who was holding the trial into the alleged staged shootout death of and two others, died in December 2014. BJP was an accused in the case but later discharged.



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First Published: Fri, February 09 2018. 19:24 IST