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Virbhadra Singh DA case: SC agrees to hear CBI’s plea

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New Delhi, Oct.15 : The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear the Central Bureau of Investigation’s (CBI) plea against Himachal Pradesh High Court’s order which gave relief to Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and his wife in a disproportionate assets case.

The apex court is scheduled to hear the plea on October 26.

The Himachal Pradesh HC earlier restrained the CBI from arresting Singh and his wife. The court however allowed enquiry to proceed in the matter.

The Chief Minister had filed a petition in the High Court pleading that the raids on his private residence and other premises were conducted with ‘malafide intentions and political vendetta’ by the central investigating agency.

Admitting the petition of Singh, the high court had also directed CBI to keep the court informed before interrogating the couple. (ANI)