Shaikh was allegedly beaten to death by members of radical organisation Hindu Rashtra Sena (HRS) in Pune on June 2 in 2014.
The state government had cancelled Nikam’s appointment as special public prosecutor (SPP) on May 19, following a request from him.
SENIOR lawyer Rohini Salian has written to the family of techie Mohsin Shaikh, agreeing to their request to take up the case of his murder as a special public prosecutor.
Police had arrested 21 HRS activists, including their leader Dhanajay Jayram Desai alias Bhai, in the murder case.
The family had requested her to take up the case after the sudden withdrawal of advocate Ujjwal Nikam.
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