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Palghar lynching: 12,000-page charge sheets filed against 250 accused

Mumbai: In a significant development in the Palghar lynching case, the Maharashtra Police’s CID on Wednesday filed two separate charge sheets totalling around 12,000 pages, naming over a whopping 250-plus accused, an official said. “Yes, the charge sheets have been filed before the Palghar Sessions Court. Each runs into some 6,000-pages and have named 126 […]

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Palghar lynching: SC seeks Maharashtra response over plea seeking CBI probe

New Delhi:¬†The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear a plea seeking a CBI probe into the lynching of Sadhus in Palghar, and sought response from Maharashtra government. A bench comprising Justices Ashok Bhushan, M.R. Shah and V. Ramasubramanian also issued notice on a separate plea seeking National Investigating Agency (NIA) probe to ensure evidence […]

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Sadhu lynching case: Palghar SP sent on ‘forced leave’

Mumbai: In a major development, the Maharashtra government has sent Palghar Superintendent of Police, Gaurav Sinh, on “forced leave”, Home Minister Anil Deshmukh announced here late on Thursday. The development came after Deshmukh, accompanied by Director-General of Police Subodh Kumar Jaiswal, visited the Kasa Police Station and met with elected representatives and locals there. The […]

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Palghar lynching: Maharashtra suspends 2 cops, gives probe to CID

Mumbai: Hours after Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray briefed Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday, the state government suspended two policemen and directed the Crime Invesigation Department to probe the sensational mob lynching of two Sadhus (mendicants) and their driver last week. In an address to the […]