The Jharkhand High Court on Friday rapped the Central Bureau of Investigation for submitting a “stereotype” cost sheet in the Dhanbad judge murder case.
The excessive court docket whereas summoning the CBI Director to appear in the case additionally remarked that the company appears to have labored like “babus” (clerks) whereas finishing the probe and submitting the charge-sheet.
A division bench of Chief Justice Dr. Ravi Ranjan and Justice Sujit Narayan Prasad whereas listening to the petition monitoring the investigation of Dhanbad Additional District Judge Uttam Anand’s demise referred to CBI’s investigation as akin to `babu-dom’ as the cost sheet filed couldn’t substantiate the expenses made towards the accused.
The bench ordered the CBI director to appear in the digital mode in the case.
The judges stated that the cost sheet has been filed in a routine method and appears to have been filed merely to full a formality.
The cost sheet was filed underneath Section 302 IPC which is used on expenses of murder.
However, nothing has been substantiated in the cost sheet to pin the offence on the accused, the bench stated.
The CBI had earlier on repeated events assured the court docket that investigation is continuing in full swing and had even stated that the connection of the two accused with a number of individuals is being explored to hyperlink it with Anand’s
The cost sheet nevertheless, was imprecise and unclear, the judges noticed.
Earlier, whereas listening to the petition the excessive court docket had questioned the Forensic State Laboratory and the state authorities about the vacancies in the laboratory.
Due to absence of lab technicians, samples collected from the scene of crime in Dhanbad have been despatched out of the state for examination.
The excessive court docket which pulled up the state authorities for appearing in a “Kumbhakaran” (legendary Lankan pribce who slept for half the yr) method, directed Jhrakhand state to be certain that all appointments in the forensic laboratory be accomplished inside three months.
The authorities had earlier assured the excessive court docket that it’ll replenish the vacancies inside six months.
The murder of Uttam Anand has additionally been caught on digital camera and the CCTV footage has gone viral exhibiting him strolling close to the Randhir Verma Chowk, a fancy space in Dhanbad on July 28 morning. The judge was hit by an auto rickshaw with a passenger sitting in the entrance together with the driver.