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HC stays Dhingra Commission report

IANS  |  Chandigarh 

In a relief to former and senior Bhupinder Singh Hooda, the and High Court on Thursday stayed the report of the Justice into the land scam in Gurugram.

A division bench, which saw the sealed copy of the report, said that the Commission's report could not be implemented as such.

The court however, said that the constitution of the commission by the government was not malafide.

There was a conflict of opinion in the order by the two judges, Justice and Justice A.S. Grewal, in this matter.

The bench referred the matter to the of the High Court for further orders.

The bench said that the notice under Section 8-B to and others, which was statutory under the Commissions of Inquiry Act 1952, had not been served.

The order said that a fresh notice could be served under the section.

The one-man Justice S.N. was set up by the BJP government in Haryana led by in May 2015 to probe the controversial grant of licences for prime commercial properties in Gurugram, including those to Rahul Gandhi's brother-in-



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First Published: Thu, January 10 2019. 16:16 IST