Affidavit filed opposing case closure

Affidavit filed opposing case closure
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In her affidavit, Muniamma said that she was unable to furnish her objection against the closure of the case by SIT on the ground that the SIT report was not provided to her and sought the report copy. 

Tirupati: In a significant development, an affidavit was filed in the court of 4th Additional Judicial Magistrate of First Class here by Muniamma, wife of Sasikumar, one of the twenty persons died in the Seshachalam encounter, opposing the closure of the case by SIT, on MondayResponding to the notice issued by the court following the submission of Special Investigation Team (SIT) seeking court’s permission to close the case, Muniamma filed the affidavit.

In her affidavit, Muniamma said that she was unable to furnish her objection against the closure of the case by SIT on the ground that the SIT report was not provided to her and sought the report copy.

It may be noted here that the SIT, after submitting its report to the State government, filed an affidavit before the court seeking its permission for the closure of the case upon which the court issued notice to Muniamma seeking her objection if any.

The SIT in its report to the government stated that there is no evidence to prove that the police killed the twenty persons from Tamil Nadu and portrayed as an encounter.

Muniamma accompanied by a team of lawyers led by Mohan from Tamil Nadu and also senior advocate and APCLC State functionary Kranthi Chaitanya here filed the affidavit in the court.

Muniamma, in her affidavit, further said that as a petition seeking CBI probe into the Seshachalam encounter is pending before High Court of Hyderabad, it was not desirable to close the case. The APCLC filed the petition seeking the court to order CBI probe into the Seshachalam encounter.

The APCLC contended that the investigation by SIT comprising State police into the encounter involving the police failed to bring the truth behind the killing of twenty persons from Tamil Nadu in an encounter.

It may be recalled that twenty persons from Tamil Nadu were killed in the sensational encounter which took place at Srivarimettu area of Seshachalam forest on April 5, 2015. The encounter rocked the States of Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu and also turned a major dispute between the two States.

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