Supreme Court orders fresh investigation into the death of National Law University student in 2017

Supreme Court orders fresh investigation into the death of a National Law University (NLU)-Jodhpur student in 2017.

Delhi: Supreme Court orders fresh investigation into the death of a National Law University (NLU)-Jodhpur student in 2017.

The student was found dead on railway tracks near the University on August 14, 2017. He had reportedly gone out with these friends to an establishment near the campus on a Sunday evening. While his friends returned to the campus, he told them that he would come later. When he was contacted later in the night, he assured his friends that he would come back soon. His body was discovered the next morning.

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A bench headed by Justice Rohinton Nariman directs that a fresh investigation be carried out and also sets aside a closure report filed by Rajasthan Police in the case.

The Court observed that the report was an “eye-wash” and that the case needed to be re-investigated.

Today Supreme Court orders a fresh investigation into the NLU student death.