A special court on Wednesday granted CBI two months to respond to the objections of Union ministers Prakash Javadekar and Hansraj Ahir against its move to close a coal scam case.
Special Judge Bharat Parashar allowed the probe agency’s plea seeking time to reply to the ministers’ petition in the case allegedly involving Prakash Industries Ltd (PIL) and others as accused. The court posted the matter for further hearing on May 5.
HRD minister Javadekar and minister of state for home Ahir, who are complainants in case, had approached the court seeking rejection of CBI’s closure report in the case and a direction to the agency to further investigate it and file a supplementary charge sheet.
Central Vigilance Commission had started its proceedings on the complaints made by both the ministers. Read More…