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Delhi HC judge recuses self from Amity suicide case because has family studying at Amity

After the apex court in September 2016 took suo motu notice of former Amity Law School, IP University, student Sushant Rohilla’s suicide, the case was transferred to the Delhi high court March 2017 to be decided on merits, where where progress has been slow.

NDTV.com reported:

Justice GS Sistani, before whom the matter was listed for hearing, said he was recusing himself from the hearing as someone in his family is studying in the university and that the matter be heard by another bench.

A bench of Justices GS Sistani and Vinod Goel had earlier expressed concern over the alleged suicide, saying it appeared that there was a communication gap between the student and the people close to him.

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