Trial of all ‘influential persons’ must be monitored by designated Judge: petition

The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notice to all the States on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) petition, seeking speedy trial of criminal cases pending in various courts against politicians, bureaucrats and other influential persons.

A Bench of Justices A.K. Patnaik and V. Gopala Gowda issued notice on the petition filed by Virender Kumar Ohri.

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