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Court seeks more info from SSP, AU


Allahabad: Hearing a PIL in terms of homicide of a former scholar of Allahabad University (AU) in its PCB Hostel on April 15, the Allahabad top court docket on Monday directed the SSP, Allahabad to document a greater affidavit on the steps taken to test criminal activities in the city and its adjacent areas.
Besides, the court docket also directed the AU registrar to document a greater affidavit apprising it concerning the steps taken to make the campus, together with the hostels, freed from criminal components and remain provide on subsequent date of listening to.

During the course of listening to, the court docket noticed that the affidavit filed through the SSP didn't expose how the administration will beef up the regulation and order state of affairs in and across the city.

Similarly, the affidavit filed through the university also didn't expose what steps have been taken to make the campus and hostels freed from criminal components. Hearing the PIL, a division bench bench comprising Justice Pradeep Kumar Singh Baghel and Justice Rohit Ranjan Agarwal mounted May 17 as the next date of listening to.

Earlier, whilst taking suo moto cognizance of the homicide, the top court docket had on April 16 directed the SSP, Allahabad to document a status report of the steps taken to test criminal activities in Allahabad and within reach areas.


The court docket had also directed the AU registrar to document a sworn statement concerning the steps taken through the university administration to make all the university campus, together with the hostels, loose from criminals for developing an atmosphere for research. The registrar was also directed to provide information about common classes and the mandatory attendance of the scholars.


Passing the directives, the court docket had noticed, “As a matter of truth, it's not simplest the university campus but all the city of Prayagraj and its outskirts are in the grip of criminals. The newspapers are filled with reports in terms of criminal activities present in the city of Prayagraj and the areas within reach. The citizens of the realm aren't feeling themselves protected and secure through the regulation keeping up government.”


The court docket whilst directing its place of business to register this example as a PIL, had also issued notices to UP chief secretary and director common of police. Senior Allahabad officials, together with divisional commissioner, district magistrate, SSP and in addition AU registrar have been also asked to give an explanation for the circumstance through submitting their affidavits.




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