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14 parties move SC over action of probe agencies against Oppn leaders

"We are asking for pre- and post-arrest guidelines. Today the CBI and ED are used against us," Singhvi told the court

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Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge, along with MPs of other Opposition parties, during a protest march at Vijay Chowk in New Delhi on Friday Photo: PTI

Bhavini MishraPTI New Delhi
Fourteen political parties, led by the Congress, on Friday moved the Supreme Court alleging ‘misuse’ of central probe agencies, such as the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and the Central Bureau of Investigation(CBI), against Opposition leaders.

A Bench headed by Chief Justice D Y Chandrachud took note of the submissions of senior advocate Abhishek Manu Singhvi, who appeared for the Opposition parties. The matter will be heard on April 5.

The parties, which also include the Aam Aadmi Party, the Shiv Sena, and the DMK, have sought guidelines for law enforcement agencies and courts on arrest, remand, and bail.

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First Published: Mar 24 2023 | 2:07 PM IST

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