Azad killing: SC may consider independent probe

Maoist leader Azad and scribe Hemchandra Pandey were killed in an alleged fake encounter in Adilabad district of Andhra Pradesh in July 2010.

CBI probe establishes Azad encounter genuine: SC

The court fixed the matter for further hearing on April 13, so that the petitioners can apprise the court about anything they would like to say.

Maoist leader Azad had gone `missing` in March

Top Maoist leader Cherukuri Rajkumar alias Azad, who was killed by police in Andhra Pradesh early Friday, had apparently gone `missing` four months ago.