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Submit list of cases against lawmakers: SC to M’laya, 10 other states
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked 11 states including Meghalaya and two UTs to furnish within two weeks the details on criminal cases pending against MPs and MLAs as it said that the Centre will finance a special court to be set up to try these cases.
In the last hearing, the court had asked 19 states and six Union Territories (UTs) to furnish the details.
A bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul and Justice KM Joseph also appointed senior lawyer Vijay Hansari as amicus curiae in the case.
Apart from Meghalaya, the other states are Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, West Bengal, Rajasthan, Goa, Mizoram, Sikkim and Union Territories of Chandigarh and Lakshadweep. (IANS)