Saturday 15 Dec, 2018

Shuhaib murder: HC stays CBI inquiry

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Kochi: The Kerala High Court stay CBI probe into the murder of Youth Congress activist Shuhaib. The order was issued by the High Court division bench. The investigation was temporarily suspended by the government's appeal against the verdict.

Shuhaib's parents' advocate argued that the government's appeal against the single bench order would not exist. The Division Bench, headed by Chief Justice, ordered the hearing in the case till May 23. Senior advocate of the Supreme Court and former Solicitor General Amarendra Sharan appeared before the court.

The HC ordered the CBI to investigate the plea of Shuhaib's parents. The charge of the investigation is CBI unit of the Thiruvananthapuram unit. The case was handed over to the CBI by alleging Kerala Police. The court also directed the state government to assist the investigation.

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