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SC notice to Adityanath govt on plea seeking court-monitored probe into encounter deaths in UP

Hearing the PIL, Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi said that it is a very serious matter which requires a detailed hearing.

SC notice to Adityanath govt on plea seeking court-monitored probe into encounter deaths in UP

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday issued a notice to the Uttar Pradesh government on a plea seeking a court-monitored probe into the recent encounter killings in the state. A Public Interest Litigation has sought a court-monitored probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation or the Special Investigation Team into the encounters.

Hearing the PIL, Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi said that it is a very serious matter which requires a detailed hearing. The matter has been posted for further hearing on February 12.