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SC appoints Amicus Curiae to assist in Gandhi's assassination case

By Chennabasaveshwar
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The Supreme Court on Friday asked Amarendra Sharan to assist the court as an Amicus Curiae in connection with the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi.

The top court asked several questions before asking Sharan to assist in the case. A bench comprising Justices S A Bobde and L Nageswara Rao asked Sharan to ascertain whether there is material evidence to accept the petition seeking re-investigation into an assassination that took place seven decades ago.

SC appoints Amicus Curiae to assist in Gandhi's assassination case

The PIL filed by Pankaj Phadnis, a researcher and trustee of Abhinav Bharat, has questioned the police investigation into Mahatma Gandhi's assassination and the theory that only three bullets were fired at him on January 30, 1948.

A report in Times of India presented a 1948 police document which shows that Dr Dattatraya Parchure of Gwalior - who allegedly provided the Beretta pistol with which Godse fired three shots at the Mahatma - owned a second Beretta whose registration number was the same as a pistol owned by another Gwalior resident, Uday Chand.

Citing excerpts from the diary of Manuben, Gandhiji's grandniece who was beside him when he was assassinated, Phadnis said a probe must be initiated to ascertain the source of the fourth bullet and who fired it.

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