Dhanbad judge death case: Jharkhand high court asks CBI to be specific in its probe | India News


RANCHI: The Jharkhand High Court on Friday he said that the investigative report presented by CBI is vague and unclear and directed the investigating agency to be specific in its investigation of the Dhanbad Judge Death Case.
A division bank of the Chief Justice Ravi ranjan and Judge Gautam Kumar Choudhary, who was sworn in during the day, said CBI’s special investigation team should be more precise in providing the details of the investigation.
The bank held the hearing in physical mode.
CBI’s lawyer informed the court that the investigation has revealed some new facts in the case.
The two defendants who have been detained have accepted their relationship with several people who are under the CBI scanner. However, it is too early to reveal the names and more evidence is expected, the lawyer said.
The case will be heard again on October 21.
Last month, the CBI had doubled the reward to Rs 10 lakh for “important information” in the death of the judge.
The 49-year-old district judge was allegedly struck by a heavy autorickshaw after it swerved towards him while jogging on a wide road near Randhir Verma Chowk in Dhanbad on the morning of July 28. The automatic rickshaw had fled the scene immediately after the incident.
Meanwhile, the state government informed the court that it will complete all pending appointments at the State Forensic Laboratory within six months.
The necessary funds required will also be released within this time to complete the appointments, the government attorney said.
The court set a three-month deadline to finalize all pending appointments and vacant positions in the laboratory and warned that strict orders will be passed if the government does not meet the deadline.

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