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Zakia Ahsan Jafri v State of Gujarat
The Court held that the Magistrate’s Court adequately addressed Mrs. Zakia Jafri’s complaints against the report of the SC-appointed Special Investigation Committee which closed investigation against the accused in the 2002 Gujarat riots case. The Special Investigation Team (SIT) had granted a ‘clean chit’ to the 63 accused persons.More