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SC judge recuses from hearing plea challenging Omar Abdullah's detention

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Supreme Court judge Justice M M Shantanagoudar on Wednesday recused himself from hearing the plea filed by Sara Abdulla Pilot challenging detention of her brother and NC leader Omar Abdullah under the J-K Public Safety Act.

Pilot's plea came up for hearing before a three-judge bench comprising justices N V Ramana, Shantanagoudar and Sanjiv Khanna.

"I am not participating in this matter," Justice Shantanagoudar said at the outset.

The bench said the plea could be heard on Thursday.

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First Published: Wed, February 12 2020. 11:02 IST
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