Supreme Court Order Directing that Soni Sori Be Indepenedently Medically Examined

On October 20, 2011, the Supreme Court of India directed the State of Chhattisgarh to get Soni Sori examined by the doctors at the NRS Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata. After weighing the evidence and oral arguments from both sides, it observed:

6. Having considered the submissions made on behalf of the

respective parties and also according to the medical status

of the Petitioner indicated in the Affidavit filed ..., the

injuries sustained by the Petitioner No.1 do not prima facie

appear to be as simple as has been made out to be by the

Chhattisgarh police.

The complete order is available here.

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