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Lessons of Best Bakery Case

The Best Bakery case is another example, typical of cases of communal violence and killings, of shoddy and careless investigation with the sole motive to ensure the acquittal of the accused. In his judgment the fast track court judge has passed severe strictures on the quality of the investigation. Against this background there is a strong case for the other cases arising out of the Gujarat communal riots being tried outside Gujarat.

Gujarat Riots: Rushing to Judgment

Justice Nanavati's comments to the press on the nature of the Gujarat riots last year are premature. His 'clean chit' may result in all-round fear preventing people from coming forward to register their genuine grievances and losses.
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