New Delhi [India], Feb 22 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to give an urgent hearing into matter mentioned by a lawyer, Manohar Lal Sharma, referring to making the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) an independent agency. Also Read - New Delhi, Goa and Mumbai Top Booked Destinations by Indians During Valentine’s Week
A three-judge bench of the top court, headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra, Justices A. M. Khanwilkar and D. Y. Chandrachud, said that matter would be heard after vacations. Also Read - Mughal Gardens to Open For Public From THIS Date, Entry Through Online Booking Only | Check Timing, Other Details
Sharma filed a petition in the top court requesting to make CBI, which is under the direct control of the Prime Minister Office, an independent agency. Also Read - Costliest 'Ghagra'? Drugs Worth Rs 1.7 Crore Hidden in Lehengas That Were Being Sent to Australia
He mentioned that due to the alleged political interference, the CBI could not function as an Independent probe agency. (ANI)
This is published unedited from the ANI feed.