NIA prepares strong response to Rohini Salian’s allegation on Malegaon blast probe

  New Delhi, Oct 14: The National Investigation Agency is consulting with its legal team to counter the statement made in an affidavit accusing one of its officers of telling special public prosecutor, Rohini Salian to go slow in the Malegaon blasts case. An officer with the NIA informed OneIndia that the statements made by Rohini Salian are completely false. We will contest that claim and are currently speaking with our legal team on how to go about it, the officer further informed.

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Malegaon blast case: SC notice on removal of prosecutor

rohinisalainMumbai, Sept 11: The Supreme Court of India today issued notices to the Union Government and National Investigating Agency on a petition seeking a fair trial into the Malegaon blast case of 2008.
The petition also challenged the removal of Rohini Salian who was the public prosecutor in the case. The petition filed by activist and social worker, Harsh Mander had sought for a fair trial into the Malegaon blasts case.
He had also challenged the removal of the prosecutor and termed the move as illegal and arbitrary in nature.

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Malegaon blast case vitiated by Rohini Salian’s statements
The Malegaon blast case has once again been revived with some statements being made accusing the NIA of directing the Public Prosecutor to go slow with the case.

While the National Investigating Agency has denied the allegations stating that the case had not yet reached the trial stage for the prosecutor Rohini Salian to make such statements, counsel for the accused persons too feel that the case is being vitiated now.

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