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SC may order Advani, Joshi's trial in Babri Masjid demolition conspiracy case

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  7 April 2017 12:00 AM GMT

New Delhi, April 6: The Supreme Court Thursday reserved its order on the CBI’s plea seeking revival of the crimil conspiracy charge against eight senior BJP and VHP leaders in the 1992 Babri Masjid demolition case as it indicated that it may transfer ongoing trial from Rae Bareli to Lucknow. Noting that the matter was pending for last 25 years, the bench of Justice Piki Chandra Ghose and Justice Rohinton Fali riman said that they would invoke extraordiry powers under the Constitution’s Article 142 to transfer the trial to Lucknow where the eight leaders, including L.K. Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi, could be tried for conspiracy along with 13 others. (IANS)

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