Supreme Court shuts last window for probe into 1989-90 Pandits’ killings | India News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court has shut the final window for a probe into the terrorist-perpetrated genocide of Pandit community members in Kashmir in 1989-90 by dismissing a curative petition by an NGO, Roots in Kashmir, which attempted to get the perpetrators to book.
In a November 22 order passed in chambers and uploaded on the SC website on Thursday, a bench of CJI D Y Chandrachud and Justices S K Kaul and S A Nazeer dismissed the NGO’s curative petition saying “no case is made out”. The NGO’s writ petition was dismissed on July 24, 2017, by a bench of then CJI Dipak Misra and Justice Chandrachud “for the simple reason that the instances referred to in the present petition pertain to the year 1989-90, and more than 27 years have passed by since then. No fruitful purpose would emerge, as evidence is unlikely to be available at this late juncture”.
A review petition was…

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