PIL in Judge Loya case was for 'Congress' benefit not in 'public interest': Haryana CM

Chief Minister of Haryana Manohar Lal Khattar on Thursday welcomed the Supreme Court's verdict regarding the rejection of pleas seeking Special Investigation Team (SIT) probe in Judge Loya's death case and termed it as a historic judgement. He also described the public interest litigations seeking the probe into the death of Judge Loya as "political interest litigation", and charged that Congress president Rahul Gandhi and his party were behind it. The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that Judge Loya died of natural causes and that the petitions were a serious attempts to scandalise and obstruct the course of justice.