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CBI vs CBI: SC reserves order on Alok Verma's plea against govt's order

The court also heard the petition moved by NGO Common Cause which had sought court-monitored SIT probe into allegations of corruption against various CBI officials

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana (left) and CBI Director Alok Verma were summoned by the Prime Minister's Office
CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana (left) and CBI Director Alok Verma

The Thursday reserved judgement on the petition moved by Alok Verma, challenging the Centre's decision to divest him of all powers and sending him on leave.

A bench headed by concluded the arguments on behalf of Verma, Centre, and others who were party in the matter.

The court also heard the petition moved by NGO which had sought court-monitored SIT probe into allegations of corruption against various CBI officials including Asthana.

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Verma and Asthana have made allegations of corruption against each other.

First Published: Thu, December 06 2018. 15:30 IST
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