Gujarat Ex Home Minister's Murder Mystery
New Delhi: Gujarat Fomer Minister Haren Pandya's murder case 2003 reopens as the Supreme Court convicts 12 persons on Friday.
The appeal of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) was allowed in a bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra and the Gujarat government challenges the order of High court by which all the 12 convicts were charged in the murder case.
PIL filed by NGO, however, dismissed by The Apex court "Centre for Public Interest Litigation (CPIL) seeking a court monitored fresh-probe in pandya murder case.
CPIL was been imposed a fine of Rs 50,000 for filing a PIL and further told that no petition would be signed or entertained in the future.
The awarded punishment by the trial court had been ranged from five years to lifetime imprisonment to the convicts.
Mr. Haren Pandya was the Home minister of Gujarat in the Modi-led Gujarat government. On March 26, 2003 near Law Garden Ahmedabad, he was shot during the morning walk.