Lawyers in Jammu sus­pend ag­i­ta­tion for time be­ing

Hindustan Times (Chandigarh) - - REGION -

JAMMU : The lawyers in Jammu, who had sus­pended work in all the courts in the re­gion since April 4, on Mon­day have de­cided to re­sume the work tem­porar­ily in due def­er­ence of the SC no­tice and also on the re­quest of Bar Coun­cil of In­dia and reg­is­trar gen­eral, Jammu and Kash­mir high court.

Jammu and Kash­mir High Court Bar As­so­ci­a­tion pres­i­dent BS Slathia said, “In the gen­eral house meet­ing on Mon­day, it was de­cided to sus­pend the ag­i­ta­tion tem­porar­ily. The ag­i­ta­tion would be in­ten­si­fied in fur­ther­ance of gen­eral house body res­o­lu­tion on April 4 and with the lat­est man­date of the civil so­ci­ety group on April 15, with new ways and means for which an ac­tion com­mit­tee would be con­sti­tuted.” Lawyers had sus­pended courts wing, in sup­port of their de­mands in­clud­ing re­vo­ca­tion of il­le­gal di­rec­tions is­sued in pur­suance to a meet­ing of tribal af­fairs depart­ment, de­por­ta­tion of il­le­gally set­tled im­mi­grants from Myan­mar in and around Jammu and hand­ing of Kathua rape and mur­der to CBI for an im­par­tial probe.

Mean­while, to find out the truth be­hind the Kathua rape and mur­der case , a team of Bar Coun­cil of In­dia would visit Kathua and Jammu on April 20. The Coun­cil has con­sti­tuted a com­mit­tee headed by for­mer high court chief jus­tice Tarun Agar­wal, who will visit Kathua, Jammu and other places in or­der to find out the truth. JAMMU : Madhu Sharma, 30-year-old daugh­ter of the al­leged main con­spir­a­tor Sanji Ram, on Satur­day, again de­manded a CBI probe into the in­fa­mous rape and mur­der case of a mi­nor no­madic girl.

“The en­tire con­spir­acy has been hatched by Talib Hus­sain (a Gu­j­jar ac­tivist and lawyer). No rape was com­mit­ted on the girl. She has been killed un­der a well-hatched con­spir­acy. Or­der a CBI probe to bring out the truth. Oth­er­wise, in­no­cent peo­ple will get pun­ished,” she told me­di­a­per­sons in the court premises in Kathua on Satur­day. Her fa­ther Sanji Ram has also de­manded a narco test to bring out the truth.


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