SC to hear plea for judicial probe into Banda girl rape

New Delhi, Jan 17 (PTI) The Supreme Court today agreed toconsider a plea for a judicial inquiry into the alleged rapeof a girl by Uttar Pradesh BSP MLA Purushottam Naresh Dwivediin Banda.

A bench of Chief Justice S H Kapadia decided to considerthe desirability of a judicial probe into the incident assenior counsel Harish Salve, during the hearing of anotherplea linked to the issue of police reform, mentioned theincident, seeking an indpendent probe into it.

The bench asked Salve to file a formal application beforethe court for the probe before Friday when it would examineit. (more) PTI RB ABA RAX

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