38.6c New Delhi, India, Tuesday, September 27, 2022
Top Stories
Interviews Know The Law Book Reviews Videos
About Us Contact Us
Judiciary

Supreme Court Enquiry Committee comprising the following Terms and Members [Read Order]

By Lawstreet News Network      Jan 12, 2022      0 Comments      2,251 Views
Modi Security Breach Supreme Court Enquiry Committee

Enquiry Committee comprising the following: 

  1. Justice Indu Malhotra, a former Judge of the Supreme Court of  India¬ Chairperson;
  2. Director General or his nominee not below the rank of Inspector  General of  Police of  National  Investigation Agency¬ Member;
  3. Director   General   of   Police,   Union   Territory   of Chandigarh¬ Member;
  4. Additional Director General of Police (Security), State of Punjab¬ Member;
  5. Registrar General, Punjab and Haryana High CourtMember¬cum¬Coordinator.

The   following   are   the   Terms   of   Reference   for   the   Enquiry Committee:

  1. What were the causes for the security breach for the incident on 5th January 2022?
  2. Who are responsible for such a breach, and to what extent?
  3. What should be the remedial measures or safeguards necessary for the security of the Hon’ble Prime Minister or other Protectees?
  4. Any suggestions or recommendations for improving the safety   and   security   of   other   Constitutional functionaries.
  5. Any other incidental issue that the  Committee may deem fit and proper.

 

AN IMP OBSERVATION IN THE JUDGMENT-

"THESE QUESTIONS CANNOT BE LEFT TO BE RESOLVED THROUGH "ONE-SIDED ENQUIRIES.THEREFORE WE DEEM IT APPROPRIATE TO APPOINT AN ENQUIRY COMMITTEE" 


"we are of the considered opinion that these questions cannot be left to be resolved through one­-sided enquiries. A judicially trained independent mind, duly assisted by officers who are well   acquainted   with   the   security   considerations   and   the Registrar General of the High Court who has seized the record pursuant   to   our   earlier   order,   would   be   best   placed   to effectively visit all issues and submit a comprehensive report for the consideration of this Court. "

 

[Read Order]



Tags:
Narendra ModiSupreme Court of IndiaJustice Indu Malhotra Police of National Investigation Agency
Share this article:


Lawstreet News Network
Editor
     



Leave a feedback about this




Related Posts
View All

TRENDING NEWS


TOP STORIES


ADVERTISEMENT


Lawstreet Advertisement

Signup for Our Newsletter

Get Exclusive access to members only content by email