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SC reinstates Alok Verma as CBI Director

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The on Tuesday restored the powers of the Verma as it set aside the Centre's decision to divest him of his powers to function as the of the investigating agency.

While restoring Verma's powers, a bench of Ranjan Gogoi, Justice and Justice said that the matter will go to the selection committee which will look into the issue.

Pronouncing the judgement on behalf of Gogoi, Justice Kaul said that the selection committee will meet within seven days from Tuesday and till then Verma will resist from taking any important policy decisions.

The selection committee comprises the Prime Minister, of Opposition and the of

The pronounced the judgement on a plea by the and NGO Common Cause challenging the government's decision on the intervening night of October 23-24 to divest Verma of his charge as of the investigating agency.

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First Published: Tue, January 08 2019. 11:04 IST
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