Assassination of Mahatma Gandhi, Nathuram Godse Former ASG Saran files report before Supreme Court.
Assassination of Mahatma Gandhi, Nathuram Godse Former ASG Saran files report before Supreme Court. Former Advocate General (ASG), Amarendra Sharan also an amicus curiae in the case of Mahatma Gandhi’s murder, on Monday filed a report with the Supreme Court.
A public interest litigation (PIL) was previously filed in the apex court seeking reopening Mahatma Gandhi’s murder case.
The apex court had requested earlier Sharan ASG to attend the court as amicus curiae in the case.
Mumbai-based consultant, Pankaj Kumudchandra Phadnis, has been presented the PIL.
The Supreme Court had appointed Sharan to examine all the 4,000 pages of trial court records related to Gandhi’s killing, based on a PIL filed by Pankaj Phadnis, a researcher and a trustee of Abhinav Bharat, Mumbai, who had raised questions about the probe into Gandhi’s murder suggesting it was one of the biggest cover-ups in history. He questioned the ‘three-bullet theory’ in the murder of Gandhi, suggesting there was a fourth bullet which was also fired by someone apart from Nathuram Godse.
Mahatma Gandhi was murdered 70 years ago on January 30, 1948 There were 12 people named on the loading sheet. One of the accused returned approver, while five were sentenced to life. Three people were declared fugitives in the case. Godse and Narayan Dattatraya Apte were hanged in Ambala prison on November 15, 1949 after the East Punjab High Court upheld their death sentence on 21 June, 1949
According to reports, Phadnis’s previous petition, which reopens the case of Gandhi’s murder, was dismissed by a higher court before.
The matter is expected to come up with the Supreme Court bench on 12 January