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PIL on Srijan scam dismissed by Patna High Court

Press Trust of India  |  Patna 

The High today dismissed a (PIL) seeking a probe into the multi-crore Srijan scam related to fraudulent transfer of money into the account of a Bhagalpur

The PIL was filed before the took over the probe into the Srijan scam on August 26.


A division bench comprising Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice A K Upadhyay dismissed the PIL after a brief hearing.

The PIL filed by Diwakar Yadav had sought a probe into the scam related to fraudulent transfer of money into the account of 'Srijan' over a period of time.

Advocate General Lalit Kishore told the that the state has already handed over the probe to a central investigating agency and the inquiry is in progress.

After this the bench dismissed the PIL.

was the first to bring the scam into the public domain on August 9 last.

RJD President has been alleging the involvement of the chief minister and deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi in the scam and demanding that the probe be monitored by Supreme

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First Published: Wed, September 13 2017. 14:43 IST
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