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CJI expresses strong displeasure over allegations made in PIL against Modi

The PIL, filed by advocate M L Sharma, had sought a court-monitored SIT probe into the big financial scams including the PNB frauds case that have taken place in the past

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Supreme Court

The on Tuesday dismissed a seeking a court-monitored probe into various financial scams, including the sensational PNB fraud case, holding that unwarranted and vexatious assertions have been made against the and the

A bench headed by expressed strong displeasure over the allegations made in the petition against the and the

"In view of the unwarranted, uncalled for and vexatious assertions made in the petition, we are not inclined to entertain this petition. The petition is dismissed," the bench, which also comprised Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud, said.

Attorney General sought dismissal of the petition alleging that various unfounded and baseless allegations have been levelled against the two top government leaders.

The PIL, filed by advocate M L Sharma, had sought a court-monitored into the big financial scams including the PNB frauds case that have taken place in the past.

He had alleged that no banks would release huge funds without the intervention of the political leadership.

The bench also did not accept the lawyer's plea that he should be allowed to file the petition again by deleting the names of the top political functionaries.

First Published: Tue, July 03 2018. 16:24 IST
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