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Najeeb case: Give closure report documents to his mother, Delhi HC directs CBI

The court's order came while hearing a protest petition filed by Najeeb Ahmed's mother, Fatima Nafees, against the Central Bureau of Investigation's closure report in the case

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: April 22, 2019 5:16:40 pm
Najeeb Ahmad, missing JNU student, JNU student, CBI Fatima Nafees, missing JNU student Najeeb’s mother (File photo)

A Delhi court on Monday directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to give copies of all statements and documents related to the closure report of probe into missing JNU student Najeeb Ahmed’s case to his mother within two weeks.

Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Naveen Kumar Kashyap directed the probe agency to supply the documents in physical or electronic form and asked the investigating officer of the case to appear before it in person on May 7.

The court’s order came while hearing a protest petition filed by Ahmed’s mother, Fatima Nafees, against the Central Bureau of Investigation’s closure report in the case.

The lawyer appearing argued that she has not been supplied statement of witnesses.

Najeeb went missing after an altercation with some ABVP students in October 2016. After Delhi police failed to get a breakthrough in the case, the case was transferred to the CBI in 2017. However, after a year of investigation, the CBI said it got no clue on Najeeb

Nearly two years after he went missing, the Delhi High Court had last year allows the CBI to file a closure report in the investigation.

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