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Justice Sikri on panel to decide Alok Verma's fate

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

Justice AK Sikri will be a part of the high-powered that will decide the fate of Verma.

The committee also comprises and of Opposition in Lok Sabha,

Verma took charge as the on Wednesday, days after being sent on leave by the (CVC). He resumed the office after the reinstated him as chief on Tuesday. The court, however, said that he cannot take any major policy decision.

On Tuesday, the set aside the Centre's order to divest Verma from his charge as of the CBI, issued on the intervening night of October 23-24.

The court in its verdict said the should have referred to the Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul, who pronounced the judgement on behalf of Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, said that the will be called within seven days from Tuesday to take a decision on the basis of the findings of the CVC inquiry into the corruption allegations against the CBI

The court also said that till then Verma will refrain from taking any important policy decisions.

Verma's two-year tenure as ends on January 31.

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First Published: Wed, January 09 2019. 13:55 IST