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SC reinstates Alok Verma as CBI Director

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The on Tuesday reinstated Kumar Verma as CBI and set aside the Centre's decision divesting him of his powers and sending him on leave.

The top court, however, restrained Verma from taking any major policy decision till the inquiry is over.

The apex court also said that any further decision against Verma would be taken by the high-powered committee which selects and appoints CBI

The judgement was pronounced by a bench of and Justices S K Kaul and K M Joseph.

Verma's two-year tenure as CBI ends on January 31.

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First Published: Tue, January 08 2019. 11:05 IST