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Supreme Court has appointed former retired judge Indu Malhotra to investigate PM’s security breach

Newdelhi:12/1/22:The Supreme Court has appointed former SC Judge, Indu Malhotra, as the Chairperson to head the inquiry committee, along with other members. The inquiry committee will look into the alleged security breach of Prime Minister’s Punjab visit on 5th January this year.

A three-judge bench headed by the Chief Justice of India (CJI) Nuthalapati Venkata Ramana and also comprising Justices Surya Kant and Hima Kohli, have passed the order today.

While pronouncing the order, the CJI Ramana, leading the bench of the Supreme Court, has  said” We appoint a committee headed by Justice (Retired) Indu Malhotra, DG- NIA, DG Security of Punjab and Registrar General of Punjab and Haryana High Court,”

The  Apex court has passed the order after hearing a petition filed by NGO, Lawyers Voice, seeking appropriate directions and or orders in the alleged security breach of the Prime Minister, who was on his way to Punjab to address a rally.

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