Published On: Mon, Sep 14th, 2015

Gujarat riots: Sanjiv Bhatt files application in SC

New Delhi: Former Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Sanjiv Bhatt on Monday filed an application before the Supreme Court, asking it to monitor all FIRs registered against him.

Suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt

Dismissed IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt

The apex court has fixed Tuesday as the next date of hearing.

Bhatt, who had taken on the Gujarat Government over its handling of the 2002 riots, has been dismissed from service for “flagrantly” flouting rules “with complete disregard to discipline”.

The Union Home Ministry order dated August 13, 2014, followed a recommendation from the Gujarat Government for Bhatt’s removal on 11 charges.


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