Gujarat HC judge declines to hear plea against bail for Godhra accused

February 19th, 2009 - 8:11 pm ICT by ANI  

Ahmedabad, Feb 19 (ANI): Gujarat High Court judge A. S. Dave on Thursday declined to hear the petition of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) that challenged the anticipatory bail granted to State Minister Maya Kodnani and the former VHP leader Jaydeep Patel in connection with the Godhra case.
Not before me. The case will now be transferred to the court of another judge and the date of hearing would be decided later, Dave said.
Justice Dave did not give any reason for his decision.
The SIT had moved the Gujarat High Court and challenged the anticipatory bail granted by a lower court to Kodnani and Patel, in the post-Godhra and Naroda Gram riot cases.
The Supreme Court had constituted a five-member Special Investigation Team (SIT) to re-investigate the post-Godhra communal riots. (ANI)

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