Delhi Lt Gov okays panel of 6 lawyers to help Delhi Police in riots cases

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Solicitor General Tushar Mehta will lead a posse of lawyers, including Additional Solicitors General Aman Lekhi, SV Raju, and Chetan Sharma, apart from lawyers Amit Mahajan and Rajat Nair will represent Delhi Police in the Delhi Riots cases.

This was decided by Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal these six lawyers would be the key people in dealing with the several cases pending in various courts. They will cover the Anti-Citizenship Act protest cases, as well as the North-East Delhi Riots cases.

Such a panel had been rejected by Delhi government cabinet, but Baijal has disregarded that cabinet decision. This panel has to be approved by the President, citing “differences of opinion”.

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– India Legal Bureau

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