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SNC-Lavalin case: SC issues notice to Kerala CM on CBI's plea

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

The Supreme on Thursday issued notice to Vijayan, on Central Bureau of Investgation's (CBI) plea challenging his discharge in corruption case.

is accused of hatching a criminal conspiracy while he was serving as the minister from May 1996 to October 1998.

He, along with others named in the case, was accused of awarding the contract for the renovation and modernisation of few hydroelectric projects to a Canada-based company at exorbitant rates, thereby causing a loss of Rs. 374.50 crore to the state. Besides

Vijayan, six others discharged in the case were senior executives of the State Board.

The High gave a clean chit to the over lack of evidence against him, which was followed by the moving the

apex to challenge his discharge.

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First Published: Thu, January 11 2018. 14:15 IST