Cuttack: The Orissa High Court hearing the case pertaining to assault on advocate by police deferred the hearing till Tuesday as the Crime Branch failed to submit its investigation report today.
On November 9, the HC also deferred the hearing on the case to November 12 as the Crime Branch could not submit its investigation report as directed earlier.
Crime Branch IG Arun Bothra, who was given the charge of investigation in the case, appeared before the court and sought six weeks time for submitting the charge-sheet. However, the court posted the next hearing to November 12 and directed him to submit investigation report on that day.
Meanwhile, in a bid to resolve the impasse DGP Dr RP Sharma held talks with the lawyers’ representatives.
The lawyers are on strike since August 29 demanding immediate arrest of the police personnel involved in the attack on one of our colleagues on August 28 in Nuabazaar in Cuttack.