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SC to hear plea against Nageswara Rao as interim CBI chief next week

Rao was given the charge of interim chief on January 10 till the appointment of a new director after a high-powered committee headed by PM Modi removed Alok Verma as the chief of the probe agency

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Supreme Court

The Wednesday agreed to hear next week a plea by an NGO challenging the January 10 order of the appointing IPS M as of the

The matter was mentioned for urgent listing before a bench headed by

Prashant Bhushan, appearing for petitioner activist Anjali Bhardwaj, appealed to the bench, also comprising Justices N L Rao and and S K Kaul, to hear the plea this Friday.

The CJI told Bhushan that it was "definitely not possible" to hear the matter on Friday and the plea would be heard next week.

CBI's Rao was given the charge of on January 10 till the appointment of a new after a high-powered committee headed by removed as the on charges of corruption and dereliction of duty.

First Published: Wed, January 16 2019. 11:15 IST
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