Why overnight action when CBI infighting began in July, asks Supreme Court

Why overnight action when CBI infighting began in July, asks Supreme Court

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Centre why CBI director Alok Verma was benched overnight when his fight with special director Rakesh Asthana was on since July. Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi also suggested that the government could have sought the selection panel’s consent instead of overnight action. He demanded to know from solicitor-general Tushar Mehta, who appeared for the Central Vigilance Commission, the emergent situation that forced the government’s hand on an issue that was simmering for some time.

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