Ranchi: The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear a number of important cases from across the country on Friday, including the money laundering case related to Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren, Afzal Ansari gangster case.
• The Supreme Court will hear the petition of Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren today in the case of land scam. ED had issued summons to Chief Minister Hemant Soren for questioning in the land scam case, which the CM filed a petition in the Supreme Court stating that it was illegal. The Enforcement Directorate had first summoned him on August 14, but he did not appear citing busy schedule. After the second summons, he filed a petition in the Supreme Court and wrote a letter to the ED declaring the summons illegal.
• The second case is related to former Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, whose bail petition will be heard by the Supreme Court today. The court has issued a notice to the CM and ED and asked them to reply. It is known that Sisodia was arrested in February this year in a liquor scam case. Earlier, the High Court rejected his bail plea.
• The third case is related to the demand of not allowing the convicted people to contest elections for life, which will also be heard in the Supreme Court today. The petition states that a person convicted by a court cannot get a government job, but political persons are allowed to contest re-elections and become MPs/legislators after 6 years of serving their sentence.
• The fourth case is related to the petition of Afzal Ansari, who was sentenced to 4 years in the gangster case. Afzal, who was the MP of Ghazipur before the punishment, has been disqualified. The Allahabad High Court granted bail to Afzal, but refused to stay the conviction. Afzal has asked the Supreme Court to stay his conviction.
• The fifth case is related to the Sri Krishna Janmasthan-Idgah case, which will be heard in the Supreme Court today. It is known that the Prayagraj HC had summoned all the files from the courts of Mathura on behalf of Ranjana Agnihotri to hear all the cases in this regard together in the High Court and said that all the cases will be heard in the High Court. After this, the secretary of the Shahi Masjid Idgah filed a petition in the Supreme Court and demanded that it be heard in the Mathura court.