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Allahabad HC refuses to stay CBI probe in Illegal Mining

Shobhit Kalra

Shobhit KalraBy Shobhit Kalra

Published on 17 Aug 2016 5:10 PM GMT

Allahabad HC refuses to stay CBI probe in Illegal Mining
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Allahabad: Allahabad High Court, on Wednesday, refused to stay its order of a CBI probe in the illegal mining case over a plea moved by the Uttar Pradesh government.

A division bench comprised of Chief Justice DB Bhosle and Justice Yashwant Verma will hear the case next on August 19.

What the court said?

  • Court has sought a report by the central bureau of investigation (CBI) by September 8
  • Why the state government does not want a CBI probe in the case, quizzed HC
  • Court has asked both the parties to present documents in favour of their claims
  • The bench said that court cannot stop the inquiry over technical reasons

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What the government said?

  • Senior counsel for the state government, Raju Ramchandran said that court passed its order without hearing the government’s stand
  • Court had denied CBI probe on various occasions in the past
  • Court took its decision in haste

Shobhit Kalra

Shobhit Kalra

Writer has 10 years of experience in digital media. Presently working as Chief Sub Editor at newstrack.com. An avid reader and always willing to learn new things and techniques.

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