The Supreme Court will give its verdict September 12 Monday on a
plea by Zakia Nazim Jafri for a direction to conduct further probe
into the alleged role of Gujarat CM Narendra Modi in the 2002
Gulberg Society massacare case.
Zakia Jafri is the wife of Congress
MP Ehsan Jafri, who was killed in the post-Godhra riots.
The Special Investigation Team
(SIT), headed by the former CBI Director R.K. Raghavan, had
submitted a report to the court on the complaint after examining
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and others.
However, the Supreme Court felt the
inferences of Raghavan in the report did not match the findings of
SIT and sought the comments of amicus curiae Raju Ramachandran to
suggest a course of action.
On July 28, a 3-judge Bench of
Justices D.K. Jain, P. Sathasivam and Aftab Alam, perused the
report of the amicus curiae, who is understood to have disagreed
with certain conclusions in the SIT report and given some
While reserving orders on July 28,
the Bench told counsel that it would pass orders giving directions
indicating the course of action.
On September 12 tomorrow the Bench
will give its verdict on the complaint.