New Delhi: A petition seeking CBI inquiry into the Haji Syed’s custodial death case has been filed by Panthers Party patron Professor Bhim Singh in the Supreme Court on Thursday.

Bhim Singh demanded CBI investigation into custodial death of Haji Syed Mohammad Yousuf who died on September 30, 2011 after he was handed over to Crime Branch by Chief Minister Omar Abdullah. The Apex Court said they will hear the matter later.

The Opposition had accused Omar Abdullah of custodial death of Haji Syed Mohammad Yousuf.

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