Beef ban case hearing in Srinagar will not disturb law and order, says SC

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New Delhi, Oct 14: There is no apprehension of a law and order problem if the petition on beef ban is heard in Jammu and Kashmir, the Supreme Court on Wednesday observed.

The observations were made by Chief Justice H L Dattu and Justice Arun Mishra while rejecting a petition which sought shifting the hearing of the beef ban petition from Srinagar to Jammu or out of the state.

Beef ban case hearing in Srinagar will not disturb law and order, says SC.
The petitioner Parimoksh Seth in his petition stated that hearing on the beef ban which is underway at Srinagar either be shifted to Jammu or out of the state as he apprehends a law and order problem.

During the course of hearing before the Supreme Court, the Chief Justice said that he had spoken with Justice Paul Vasanta Kumar, the Chief Justice of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court.

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Justice Dattu was told that there was no apprehension of any law and order problem if the hearing continued to take place in Srinagar.

The Supreme Court during an earlier hearing had ordered the setting up of a three judge bench in Jammu and Kashmir to hear the petition relating to beef ban.

The court during the same hearing had also suspended the order banning beef in Jammu and Kashmir for two months.

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