Tribune News Service
New Delhi, September 9
The Supreme Court on Tuesday reserved its order on a petition searching for a CBI probe into the mysterious loss of life of Vikrant Nagaich, a National Law University (NLU), Jodhpur, pupil three years in the past.
A 3rd-year regulation pupil of NLU, Jodhpur, Vikrant—who hailed from Gurugram in Haryana—was discovered lifeless below mysterious circumstances in August 2017.
He had gone out with buddies to a spot close to the campus. His buddies got here again however he instructed them that he would return later. Next morning, his lifeless physique was discovered.
A Bench led by Justice RF Nariman—which had on June eight issued discover to the Rajasthan authorities on a petition filed by Neetu Kumar Nagaich — mom of the deceased—reserved the decision after listening to the petitioner and the state of Rajasthan.
The Bench pulled up the state police for making an attempt to shut the case.
Following a 2019 order of the Rajasthan High Court, the case is being probed by a Special Investigation group (SIT) of the state police.
The prime court docket had earlier requested the state police to file a standing report on the investigation achieved by them to this point.
The petitioner—mom of the deceased pupil—had contended earlier than the highest court docket that she had an “inescapable reasonable apprehension” that the lackadaisical and negligent investigation case was a results of “probable collusion” to defend some excessive, mighty and influential particular person/s.
Even the FIR within the case was registered solely after 10 months and there was hardly any progress made within the probe and there had been no efforts on the a part of the police to arrest the culprits, she alleged.