Express News Service
RANCHI: To rule out any possibility of tampering with the evidence in the Dhanbad hit-and-run case that killed Additional District Judge Uttam Anand, the Jharkhand High Court ordered CBI to begin the investigation immediately. During the hearing of the case on Tuesday, the Court also expressed its displeasure at the state of the SIT.
report, asking why the police took so long to present the FIR.
“To rule out any tampering with the evidence related to the case, the IWC must take up the case as soon as possible,” the Court said. He also ordered the SIT to provide all documents and logistical support to the IWC.
The CBI lawyer, however, informed the Court that he had already received the copy of the notification issued by the state government referring the case to the central agency. Most likely, he will take over the case on Wednesday, he said.
Earlier during the hearing, the Court expressed its displeasure at the SIT status report and asked why it took so long to present the FIR. “The incident took place at 5:08 am, so why did the FIR show up only at 12:45 pm?” the court asked.
The Court also ordered DGP Neeraj Sinha to make arrangements to provide security for judicial officials in Dhanbad as they do not feel safe after the incident. DGP was ordered to also provide security at its residential facilities.
Later, speaking to the media, Dhanbad SSP Sanjeev Kumar reported that the investigation team received permission to conduct four tests, including brain mapping and narco-testing of the defendants.
“We have already been granted permission to conduct brain mapping and narco-tests for the two accused persons, Lakhan Verma and Rahul Verma,” the SSP said, adding that “they are trying to contact the Gujarat Forensic Science Laboratory and they will take further action “as soon as we get dates from them.”
On the question of the questioning of the relatives of the close aide of former MLA Sanjeev Singh, Ranjay Singh, who was recently killed by some unidentified criminals and his case was pending in the ADJ Uttam Anand Court, the SSP said that different teams are investigating the case. will present a status report to SIT. Only then, could I say something about it.
In particular, a CCTV recording showing an auto-rickshaw intentionally striking the Dhanbad district and additional session judge from behind on a deserted road had raised questions about his death while on his morning walking schedule Thursday.
The incident took place near the Golf Ground, less than 500 meters from his home in the Judge Colony of Hirapur, when he was out for his daily morning walk.
"खाना विशेषज्ञ। जोम्बी प्रेमी। अति कफी अधिवक्ता। बियर ट्रेलब्लाजर। अप्रिय यात्रा फ्यान।"