New Delhi, Oct 4 (IENews) India’s Supreme Court earlier today negated a petition filed to restrain the government from taking steps to deport seven Rohingya refugees lodged at the Silchar Central Jail in Assam to Myanmar.
A Bench of Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi, Justices S.K. Kaul and K.M. Joseph refused to intervene in a plea made by Advocate Prashant Bhushan on behalf of his client Mohammed Salimullah,
Bhushan, in his arguments stated that the seven men ‘may be tortured and even may be killed there. It is a clear case of human rights violation’. He also pointed out that pointed out that it is the constitutional responsibility of the court to protect life.
CJI retorted to Bhushan’s arguments saying , “You don’t have remind us of our responsibility, we are of it.”