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Lucknow custodial death: Supreme Court favours independent probe

Friday July 08, 2011 02:53:16 PM, IANS

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A young woman was found hanging in a lock-up within the heavily guarded district police lines in Kanpur Friday, days after the mysterious death of a doctor inside the toilet of the Lucknow district jail. Poonam, who was accused of murdering her husband, was found hanging 

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Friday said it was in favour of an independent investigation into the custodial death of Lucknow deputy chief medical officer Y.S. Sachan. The court, however, adjourned the hearing till July 14.

While hearing a petition by his widow Malti Sachan, seeking a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe, an apex court bench of Justice H.S. Bedi and Justice Gyan Sudha Misra said: "Both of us are in favour of the incident being investigated by an independent agency."

In the course of the brief hearing, Justice Bedi asked senior counsel U.U. Lalit why not a similar matter pending before the Allahabad High Court be transferred to the apex court.

Justice Bedi said this when Lalit, appearing for the Uttar Pradesh government, suggested that the petition by Malti Sachan be sent to the high court.

The Supreme Court will hear the matter July 14. The High Court will hear it July 12.

Sachan, the prime accused in chief medical officer B.P. Singh's murder, was June 22 found dead in mysterious circumstances in the washroom of Lucknow district jail hospital where he was under treatment.











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