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    No stay: CBI probe into anti-sterlite protests will continue

    By Simran Kashyap
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    New Delhi, Dec 7: The Supreme Court on Friday refused to stay the Madras High Court order for a CBI probe against police officials for firing during the anti-Sterlite protests in Tamil Nadu in May this year.

    No stay: CBI probe into anti-sterlite protests will continue

    A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi issued notice to the CBI on the petition filed by the Tamil Nadu government challenging the High Court order.

    "We have to see the other side," the bench, also comprising Justice S K Kaul, said when senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi sought a stay of the high court's order.

    Also Read | Sterlite plant in Tamil Nadu to remain shut: NGT

    The police firing had taken place in Tuticorin district during the anti-Sterlite protests that claimed 13 lives on May 22, 2018.

    The high court ordered that FIRs be registered against top police officials and officials of the civil administration.

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