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SC to hear Zakia Jafri's plea against clean chit to Modi in Guj riots in July

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The Monday said it will hear in July a plea of Zakia Jafri, challenging the SIT's clean chit to the then in connection with the 2002 Godhra riots.

A bench headed by Justice A M Khanwilkar listed the matter for hearing in the month of July.

Zakia, the wife of ex-who was one of the 68 killed in Ahmedabad's society, has challenged the High Court's October 5, 2017 order rejecting her plea against the SIT's decision.

On February 8, 2012, the SIT filed a closure report, giving a clean chit to Modi and 63 others, including senior government officials, saying there was "no prosecutable evidence" against them.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, February 11 2019. 14:55 IST
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