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IndiaCBI vs CBI: Supreme Court reserves verdict on Alok Verma plea

15:15  06 december  2018
15:15  06 december  2018 Source:   indiatoday.in

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CJI Gogoi in his order states," inquiry in respect of the allegation made in the note of the Secretariat as regards the present CBI Dir Alok Verma shall be

SC asks Centre, CBI , CVC to reply to Alok Verma ’s plea challenging his removal. Krishnadas Rajagopal. With an eye to keep CBI 's reputation safe, the Supreme Court on Friday ordered Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) to complete its ongoing inquiry against exiled CBI Director Alok Verma

CBI vs CBI: Supreme Court reserves verdict on Alok Verma plea © IndiaToday.in Verma has filed a petition challenging the government's authority to send him on leave, arguing that it went against rules that mandate a two-year term in office for a CBI chief.

The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved order on the plea of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) director Alok Verma challenging Centre's decision to divest him of his powers. Earlier, the court observed that the director of the CBI must continue in his post for two years.

Verma, who was involved in a bitter feud with his deputy and CBI's No. 2 officer, special director Rakesh Asthana, has been sent on forced leave by the government. Both Verma and Asthana, who has been sent on leave as well, have accused each other of corruption.

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The Supreme Court on Thursday commenced hearing on CBI Director Alok Kumar Verma 's plea against government's decision to divest him of duties and send him on leave. Senior advocate Fali S Nariman, appearing for Verma

The Supreme Court today heard a plea by CBI director Alok Verma that had challenged the government move to send him on forced leave. Retired Supreme Court judge to monitor probe into charges against Verma . Probe reported to be submitted in sealed cover on November 12.

Verma has filed a petition challenging the government's authority to send him on leave, arguing that it went against rules that mandate a two-year term in office for a CBI chief.

The government has argued that Verma has not been "removed" from the post but has just been sent on leave since he and Asthana were "fighting like cats".

Verma is still the CBI director, the government has argued.

Today, the government repeated the same arguments in court as it sought to a convince a Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi-led bench that had to intervene and take action against Verma since there were serious charges of corruption against him.

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CBI vs CBI live updates: Supreme Court hearing on CVC inquiry against director Alok Verma on Friday. On October 23, the government had asked CBI director Alok Verma and special director Rakesh Asthana to go on leave, pending a Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) inquiry.

CBI Case Supreme Court hearing LIVE Updates: The Supreme Court hearing on CBI Director Alok Verma ’s plea against his interim leave has been adjourned to Wednesday, 5 December. CBI vs CBi : Find all legal updates here. (Photo: Altered by The Quint).

In response, Verma's lawyer argued that the rules mandate that a CBI director must "remain in office" for two years. "It's not a nomenclature that he can call himself the Director. He must remain in office," Verma's lawyer said.

The Supreme Court observed that the director has to continue for two years. The court also asked why the government moved against Verma and Asthana overnight if the fight between them had not emerged overnight.

Earlier on Wednesday, the government told the Supreme Court that the CBI director and the special director were fighting like "kilkenny cats", exposing the country's premier investigating agency to public ridicule.

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Central Bureau of Investigation case hearing in Supreme Court today: The protest by the opposition came even as the Supreme Court directed the Central Vigilance Commission to complete its inquiry against Alok Verma and his deputy Rakesh Asthana within two weeks.

The Supreme Court on Tuesday adjourned the hearing in the case involving CBI Director Alok Kumar Varma and his deputy Rakesh Asthana to November 29.

Attorney General (AG) K K Venugopal also told the top court that the government was well "within its right to intervene" and send both officers on leave by divesting them of their powers.

The top law officer asserted that "only the God knows where and how this fight between the two top officers would have ended" if the government would not have taken the action which was aimed at restoring the public faith in the CBI.

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