Supreme Court refuses to move 2002 riot cases out of GujaratMay 1st, 2009 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday ruled that the trial of some of the crucial post-Godhra train carnage riot cases will not be transferred out of Gujarat and ordered the setting up of six fast track courts in the state.
While giving its ruling, a bench of Justices Arijit Pasayat and Asok Kumar Ganguly also ordered the establishment of six special fast track courts in Gujarat itself for trial of the 2002 riot cases.
The court said the appointment of special public prosecutors by the state government to conduct the trial would be done in consultation with a special probe panel headed by former Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) director R.K. Raghavan.
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