Fair trial includes fair investigation: Karnataka High Court transfers murder case against son of former MP to CBI

While acknowledging that the power to transfer an investigation to the CBI must be used sparingly, the Court stated that the same could be done when it was imperative to retain public confidence.
Justice M Nagaprasanna and Karnataka High Court
Justice M Nagaprasanna and Karnataka High Court

The Karnataka High Court recently transferred a murder investigation against a powerful accused who was allegedly in a position to influence the police, to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), while stressing on the importance of a fair trial [M Manjula v. State of Karnataka].

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