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Court notice to CBI, Rathore

The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Thursday issued notice to the Centre, the Haryana government, the Central Bureau of Investigation and former Haryana Director General of Police S.P.S. Rathore on a public interest litigation petition. The PIL seeks a probe into the expulsion of the budding tennis player from her school and the hardship her family was subjected to, allegedly on Rathore’s orders.

A High Court Bench, headed by Chief Justice Mukul Mudgal, issued the notice. The PIL was filed by lawyer and human rights activist Ranjan Lakhanpal, who has sought that Rathore be charged under Section 305 (abetment to suicide of a minor) of the Indian Penal Code .

The PIL submitted said that certain aspects in the entire case needed to be probed so that the family of the victim got justice and the accused, especially those holding high positions, were brought to book. The matter will be heard on January 27.

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