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SC dismisses petitions in Rafale deal

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed all petitions pertaining to multi-million dollar Rafale fighter jets deal.

The bench, headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi,stated that there is no need to conduct an investigation in to details of Rafale pricing.

"We are satisfied that there is no occasion to doubt the process.

Joint exercise have taken place and there is no element of financial benefits," said CJI Gogoi.

The CJI added that, "Detailed scrutiny of RafaleDeal deal is not required."

The court was announcing its decision on the clutch of pleas seeking a court-monitored probe into the procurement of 36 Rafale fighter jets.

The apex court on November 14 had reserved its judgement in the case. The three-judge bench comprising CJI Gogoi, Justice S K Kaul and K M Joseph of the apex court heard petitioners and the government lawyers before reserving the verdict in the case.

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First Published: Fri, December 14 2018. 11:00 IST