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The trial court had found him guilty in 2017, and the Patna high court had upheld his death sentence in 2018. However, the Supreme Court’s close examination of the case has revealed a disturbing pattern of negligence, lapses, and missed opportunities to uncover the truth.

The Supreme Court, in its recent ruling, addressed this legal conundrum. The apex court affirmed that the power vested in the High Courts under Section 482 of the CrPC is not affected by the filing of a chargesheet. It held that the High Courts can continue to exercise their inherent jurisdiction to quash FIRs and criminal proceedings, even if a chargesheet has been filed.

The Supreme Court’s response to this emerging threat included the issuance of a comprehensive public notice. This notice serves as a guideline for individuals to exercise prudence by refraining from clicking on or sharing any website links without thorough verification.

In a significant development, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has taken the step of approaching the Supreme Court with a formal request to nullify the bail granted to the prominent leader of the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD). The leader is linked to cases pertaining to the alleged fodder scam, a controversy that has captured national attention.