Muzaffarnagar riots: SC slams Akhilesh govt, turns down plea for CBI, SIT probe

The Supreme Court on Wednesday held the Akhilesh Yadav-led Uttar Pradesh government responsible for negligence in preventing communal violence in Muzaffarnagar and adjoining areas. The apex court added that there was no need for the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) or Special Investigation Team (SIT) probe into the Muzaffarnagar communal riots that took place in September 2013.

Mar 26, 2014, 12:44 PM IST