A bench of chief justice J.S. Khehar and justice D.Y. Chandrachud on August 4 had issued notice to the NIA seeking its assistance.
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Kerala police to share with the National Investigation Agency (NIA) the probe it had conducted against a Muslim youth involved in ‘love jihad’ and whose marriage with a Hindu girl, converted to Islam was nullified by the Kerala high court.
A bench of chief justice J.S. Khehar and justice D.Y. Chandrachud on August 4 had issued notice to the NIA seeking its assistance. Also, it to produce the probe related records as the NIA had no materials in this case. The bench had passed this order on an appeal filed by the Muslim youth Shafin Jahan challenging the order. On Thursday additional solicitor general Maninder Singh, appearing for the NIA filed an application seeking a direction to conduct a probe to enable it to render proper assistance. This was strongly opposed by counsel Haris Beeran, appearing for the youth.