New Delhi/Jammu,July 23 (Scoop News) — Division Banch headed by Justice Altamas Kabir today directed the Registry to list the writ petition of NPP MLA, Balwant Singh seeking CBI probe into the custodial death Of NC activist Haji Yusuf who was allegedly killed in Custody on 29th Sept 2011 in a Srinagar Police lock up. The deceased was sent to custody by the orders of the Chief Minister, Omar Abdullkah over a financial dispute of the NC worker with the Chief Minister.
In a statement said that Prof Bhim Singh Sr Advocate appearing for the petitioner made a strong protest that the date fixed by the Court to hear the matter was 20th July, 2012. He mentioned that the date was hijacked by the registry by deleting it and instead fixing the matter in[i] 2013. The Court accepted the plea of Prof Bhim Singh and ordered that the matter shall be listed on Sept 4th, 2012. Prof Bhim Singh was assisted by Mr Gaurav Advocate.