The Supreme Court (SC) issued a notice to the Central Government over the banned BBC Documentary on PM Narendra Modi. Reviewing a plea, the SC directed the Centre to produce original records of its decision to suspend tweets circulating links to the controversial documentary, "India: The Modi Question' on the 2002 Gujarat Riots. The SC bench gave three weeks' time to the Centre and adjourned the matter in April.
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In connection to the Gujarat riots case, Ahmedabad police's crime branch arrested ex-IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt on July 13. Reportedly, Bhatt has been accused for embezzling funds and forging documents. Following the arrest, Bhatt was arrested on a transfers warrant, and has been taken over from Banaskantha jail. In 2019, Bhatt was sentenced to lifetime imprisonment in a 1990 custodial death case.
Over Zakia Jafri's plea against SIT's clean chit to PM Narendra Modi over 2002 riots, the Supreme Court adjourned by two weeks on April 13. The matter will be discussed on next hearing as the petitioner has circulated a letter seeking adjournment in the case, said Justice A M Khanwilkar. Earlier, the plea was scheduled on March 16 for hearing in the apex court but was deferred to April 13.
Courtesy: The Economic Times