SC dismisses plea challenging appointment of Asthana to CBI

Prime News, National, New Delhi, November 28:-  The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed the petition filed by lawyer Prashant Bhushan challenging the appointment of Gujarat cadre Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Rakesh Asthana as a special director of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

Bhushan had dubbed Asthana’s new posting as ‘illegal,’ arbitrary and that it should be immediately cancelled.

A division bench of the Apex Court, headed by Justice AK Sikri, passed the order.

-(NGB, Inputs: Agencies)



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