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SC to hear plea against killing of 15 Maoists in Chhattisgarh

New Delhi, Aug 9: The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear a plea seeking a CBI inquiry into the killing of 15 alleged Maoists by security forces in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district on August 6. The plea was mentioned before a bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra which posted it for hearing on August 13. An NGO, Civil Liberty Committee, approached the apex court seeking investigation by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) or constitute a Special Investigating Team (SIT) to probe the killings. It sought direction to constitute a judicial inquiry by a sitting judge of high hourt. (IANS)

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