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CVC submits report on CBI Director Alok Verma in sealed cover

The court also said that the above course of action has been taken keeping in mind confidentiality and sanctity of the institution CBI

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

The on Friday fixed the Director related bribery case for hearing on November 20.

The (CVC) has submitted its investigation report in a sealed cover and Justice (retired) AK Patnaik under whose supervision is conducting the investigation has also submitted a note.

The top court has directed that the report should be given to Verma in sealed cover whereupon Verma can file his response and court can thereafter take a decision.

The court also said that the above course of action has been taken keeping in mind confidentiality and sanctity of the institution

The apex court said, "The report is very complimentary, not so complimentary and very uncomplimentary towards Director has said in its report that some charges need further probe".

Verma’s counsel Fali Nariman said, "He will be ready with the response on CVC’s report by Monday (November 19) and will list the matter on Tuesday (November 20)."

The refused to give the inquiry report to Special Director The court also said that it will take a decision on CBI's Deputy Superintendent of Police AK Bassi's application later. Bassi who was the Investigation Officer in the case had moved the court following his transfer orders.

On October 24, Bassi was transferred and posted as Deputy SP ACB Port Blair. On the same day, Verma too had moved the apex court against the Centre's leave order.

Gopal Sankaranarayanan, the lawyer appearing for Verma, had told the apex court that the Centre has asked his client to go on leave, hence compromising the investigation into various sensitive cases.

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First Published: Fri, November 16 2018. 13:35 IST
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