New Delhi, July 20: The Supreme Court has given a major ruling in the Babri Masjid demolition case.
The Supreme Court has said that in every situation, the matter should be resolved in 9 months. Keeping this in mind, the Supreme Court has extended the term of Special Judge SK Yadav, who is investigating the case.
Directing the order to increase the tenure of special CBI judge SK Yadav in his order, the court said that the term of the judge is being extended so that he can complete the trial and pass the verdict.
At the same time, the court has asked to complete the trial in nine months. Say that 12 accused including senior BJP leader LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi and Uma Bharti are being tried under criminal conspiracy in the CBI court in Lucknow. Justice SK Yadav was to retire on September 30.
The Supreme Court had sought an answer from the UP government for the extension of the term of the judge. The UP government has said there is no provision to increase the tenure of a judge in the state.
Hence, the court can do this under Article 142. Say that in this case, CBI judge SC Yadav wrote a letter to the Supreme Court seeking 6 more months to complete the trial. The Supreme Court had said that it is very necessary that the judgment be completed by the trial of CBI judge SK Yadav and the verdict.
Earlier, the Supreme Court had asked CBI Judge SK Yadav, who was hearing the trial, in what manner they would complete the trial in due time. The court asked to provide information in the seal cover envelope.
On April 19, 2017, orders were made to complete the trial in two years, the court issued notice to the Registrar of the Allahabad High Court on the judge's application.
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