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Delhi Violence: Details Of Unidentified Bodies Recovered From North East Delhi To be Published On Official Website; Delhi HC Directs Police

By LawStreet News Network      06 March, 2020 05:03 PM      0 Comments
Delhi Violence Delhi HC Directs Police

The Delhi High Court on Thursday (March 06, 2020) directed the police to publish on its official website details of all unidentified bodies, brought to government hospital mortuaries following the riots in northeast Delhi, along with their photographs. 

Justice Siddharth Mridul and Justice IS Mehta issued the direction while hearing a habeas corpus plea by a man seeking the whereabouts of his brother-in-law who went missing during the recent riots in northeast Delhi over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). 

The High Court also directed the police, represented by Delhi Government Standing Counsel (Criminal) Rahul Mehra and Advocate Chaitanya Gosain, to make efforts to locate and produce before it the missing person - Hamza. 

During the hearing, Mehra told the court that the Delhi government will facilitate the petitioner Ansari Mohd Arif to visit all the hospital mortuaries where bodies of people who died in the riots have been placed. 

With the directions, the bench listed the matter for hearing on Friday to be taken up with other similar matters. 

"The Delhi Police is also directed to publish the details of all the unidentified bodies that are lying in the various hospital mortuaries -- both under the control of the Centre and the Delhi government -- along with photographs and other details, including specifics of post-mortem and DNA samples, on their official website" said the bench of Justices Siddharth Mridul and IS Mehta. 



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