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Court attack: CJ of Gauhati High Court to visit Mizoram

Aizawl: Gauhati High Court Chief Justice Ajit Singh will visit Mizoram next week in the wake of a mob attack at Lunglei court and subsequent withdrawal of all judges from there, an official said here on Friday.
‘Gauhati High Court Chief Justice Ajit Singh would visit Mizoram on October 5 to study the situation arising out of the mob attack in Lunglei District and Sessions Court on September 22. After the incident, the High Court Registrar General had withdrawn all the three judges of the court,” an official said. ‘The Mizoram government requested the Gauhati High Court Chief Justice to rescind the order withdrawing the judges. The Chief Justice, in a letter to Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla, assured to consider the request,’ he added.
Meanwhile, Mizoram Home Minister R. Lalzirliana said that a magisterial inquiry has been instituted to probe the incident. (PTI)

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