NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court docket on Monday agreed to listing for pressing listening to a former Rajya Sabha lawmaker’s plea in search of contempt motion in opposition to prime Haryana authorities officers over alleged disruptions within the providing of Friday ‘namaz’ in Gurugram.
A bench comprising Chief Justice N V Ramana, justice A S Bopanna and justice Hima Kohli took observe of the submissions of senior advocate Indira Jaising, showing for former MP Mohammad Adeeb, and mentioned state authorities officers haven’t been following the 2018 apex court docket judgment issuing a slew of instructions to cease hate crimes.
“This isn’t solely primarily based on newspaper reviews, we have now ourselves filed complaints. We aren’t asking for any enforcement of FIR. This court docket has laid down preventive measures,” the senior lawyer mentioned.
“I’ll look into it and publish earlier than the suitable bench instantly,” the CJI mentioned.
Adeeb has filed a contempt plea in search of motion in opposition to Haryana’s chief secretary and the director basic of police for not complying with the sooner judgment handed on Tehseen Poonawala’s plea.
There have been alleged incidents of disruptions in providing ‘namaz ‘ in open designated locations in Gurugram.
In 2018, the apex court docket issued pointers to the Centre and states, asking them to take steps similar to fast-tracking trials, sufferer compensation, deterrent punishment and disciplinary motion in opposition to lax law-enforcing officers.
One guideline mentioned states shall designate a senior police officer not beneath the rank of police superintendent because the nodal officer in every district. These officers will arrange a activity drive to be assisted by one DSP-rank officer for taking measures to stop mob violence and lynching.
The duty drive will collect intelligence reviews on individuals more likely to commit such crimes or who’re concerned in spreading hate speeches, provocative statements and faux information, it had mentioned.
The state governments shall instantly determine districts, sub-divisions and villages the place cases of lynching and mob violence have been reported within the latest previous, it had mentioned.