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Bofors case: CBI withdraws plea from SC for investigating decades-old scam


Devdiscourse News Desk new delhi India
Updated: 16-05-2019 14:52 IST
Bofors case: CBI withdraws plea from SC for investigating decades-old scam

The court on December 4, 2018, had questioned as to why the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) required its permission to further probe the matter.

CBI Thursday withdrew its application from Delhi court seeking permission to further probe the politically sensitive, Rs 64-crore Bofors payoff case. The agency told Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Navin Kumar Kashyap that it wants to withdraw the application filed on February 1, 2018.

CBI had moved the trial court seeking permission for further probe in the matter saying it had come across fresh material and evidence. The agency on Thursday submitted before the court that decides on the further course of action will be taken by it and at present, they want to withdraw the application. The court on December 4, 2018, had questioned as to why the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) required its permission to further probe the matter.

(With inputs from agencies.)

COUNTRY : India

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