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BCI to write to Union Govt seeking NIA probe into lawyer's murder in Kerala

BCI to write to Union Govt seeking NIA probe into lawyers murder in Kerala

Kochi/New Delhi: The Bar Council of India (BCI) on Tuesday said it will write to the Union government seeking an investigation by the CBI or NIA of a lawyer's alleged murder on Sunday in the Alappuzha District of Kerala.

Advocate Ranjith Srinivas was hacked to death inside his house in front of his mother, wife and daughter on Sunday Morning.

The BCI, being the representative body of the advocates is not supposed to sit tight over such brutal murders of advocates. Such incident of killings of the advocates is increasing day by day and the BCI has been demanding the proper law to protect the Advocates and their families,said BCI Chairperson Manan Kumar Mishra

Mishra also said that the council has resolved to write to the government of India demanding the matter to be investigated by some central agency like NIA or CBI.

"Only a central agency can find out the truth and the guilty could be punished",he added

Meanwhile, the wife of an RSS worker, who was hacked to death in November this year in Palakkad district of the state, moved the Kerala High Court on Tuesday seeking a CBI probe into her husband's killing.

A Sanjith (27) was hacked to death on November 15 while he was taking his wife to her workplace.

Police later arrested several persons, including an officer bearer of the Popular Front of India (PFI), in the case.

It had been said that the arrested PFI office-bearer was directly involved in the killing of Sanjith. The matter is listed for hearing in the high court on Wednesday.

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TAGS:Bar Council of India NIA Kerala Political Killings 
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