Supreme Court Upholds Probe into Farmer’s Death During Clashes in Haryana

ByTV10 Punjab

Apr 2, 2024
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The Supreme Court has declined to halt the Punjab and Haryana High Court’s order to establish a committee to investigate the demise of Shubkaran Singh amidst clashes between protesting farmers and Haryana security personnel in February. Upholding the directive, the apex court emphasized the importance of ensuring fairness and transparency in the investigation process.

The committee, to be overseen by a retired judge, aims to provide impartial scrutiny into the circumstances surrounding Singh’s death. The Supreme Court’s decision reflects its commitment to upholding the principles of justice and accountability, particularly in cases involving public unrest and loss of life.

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The tragic incident during the protests underscored the tensions between farmers and authorities, highlighting the need for thorough examination and accountability. By endorsing the formation of the investigative committee, the Supreme Court seeks to address concerns raised by various stakeholders regarding the handling of the situation and the quest for truth and justice.

As the probe moves forward under the supervision of the appointed committee, there is hope that it will shed light on the events leading to Singh’s untimely demise and provide closure to his family and the wider community affected by the clashes.