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HC asks CBI to be specific in its probe into Dhanbad judge’s death

The Jharkhand High Court on Friday said the investigation report submitted by the CBI was unclear and unclear and ordered the probe agency to be specific in its investigation. dhanbad judge death case

A division bench of Chief Justice Ravi Ranjan and Justice Gautam Kumar Choudhary, who took oath during the day, said the CBI’s Special Investigation Team should be more precise in presenting the details of the investigation.

The bench heard the matter in physical mode.

The CBI counsel told the court that some new facts have come to the fore in the investigation.

The two arrested accused have admitted their links with several people who are under the scanner of the CBI. However, it is too early to disclose the names and more evidence is awaited, the lawyer said.

The matter will be heard again on October 21.


Last month, the CBI doubled the reward to Rs 10 lakh for “information of significance” in the judge’s death.

The 49-year-old district judge was allegedly hit by a heavy autorickshaw while jogging on a wide road near Randhir Verma Chowk in Dhanbad on the morning of July 28. The auto rickshaw had fled from the spot soon after the incident.

Meanwhile, the state government informed the court that it would complete all pending appointments in the Forensic State Laboratory within six months.

The public prosecutor said that the necessary funds required to complete the appointments would also be released within this time.

The court set a deadline of three months to clear all pending appointments and vacancies in the laboratory and warned that strict orders would be passed if the government fails to fulfill it. the deadline.

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