Jharkhand High Court is not satisfied with the investigation carried by the CBI in the death case of Dhanbad Judge Uttam Anand.

A division bench of Chief Justice Dr. Ravi Ranjan and Justice Sujit Narayan Prasad also expressed unhappiness with the lack of manpower at the Forensic Sciences Laboratory and ordered the state home secretary and the FSL director to appear before it on the next date of hearing. The investigation has not revealed anything which was not known before, the bench said while hearing public interest litigation (PIL) initiated to monitor the probe into the 49-year-old additional district judge’s death after being hit by an auto-rickshaw in Dhanbad town on July 28.

The footage of the incident clearly shows that the auto-rickshaw driver went out of his lane and hit the judge. Even if the driver was inebriated, his intent is clear from the footage, the bench said.


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