Abhishek Banerjee Approaches SC In Relation To The Imposition Of Rs.25 Lakhs
Justice Amrita Sinha also refused to recall the order by Justice Gangopadhyay and allowed the continuation of the ED and CBI probe, asking Abhishek Banerjee to cooperate.
Abhishek Banerjee, MP and nephew of Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has moved the Supreme Court against the order of the Calcutta High Court. The bench of Justice Abhijit Gangopadhyay, followed by Justice Amrita Sinha had come down heavily upon Abhishek Banerjee and Justice Sinha had imposed costs of Rupees 25 lakhs on Abhishek Banerjee, besides Rupees 25 lakhs of costs on Kuntal Ghosh, an accused in the Bengal Education Scam case. Justice Amrita Sinha also refused to recall the order by Justice Gangopadhyay and allowed the continuation of the ED and CBI probe, asking Abhishek Banerjee to cooperate.
At the Supreme Court, the vacation bench of Justice Aniruddha Bose and Justice Sanjay Karol heard the appeal. Abhishek Banerjee was represented by Abhishek Manu Singhvi who informed the Court that the MP was being called for questioning while he was busy in campaigning. may 26th has been fixed as the date of hearing of the matter.
Prior to Justice, the ED and the CBI have been rebuked by Justice Sinha for no progress in the given investigations in the job scam case and asked if the agencies are " waiting for the evidences to be vanished".
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