Apex court orders probe into Modi’s role in Gujarat riots

April 27th, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS  

Narendra Modi New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday asked a special probe panel formed by it to look into the allegations that Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi along with over 50 other politicians and government officials had aided and abetted statewide communal riots in 2002.
A bench of Justices Arijit Pasayat and Asok Kumar Ganguly directed the panel headed by former Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) director R.K. Raghavan to particularly look into the allegations that Modi was involved in the killing of an MP in Ahmedabad’s Gulbarga Society arson case.

The panel was asked to file its report within three months.

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