Rafale deal : SC dismisses objections filed by govt


The Supreme Court on Wednesday, ruled that the ‘stolen’ documents were ‘admissible in the court’.

A Supreme Court bench, headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, dismissed Centre’s preliminary objections seeking review of earlier judgment giving a clean chit to the Union Government in Rafale deal. The bench also includes Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul and KM Joseph.

The court allowed the admissibility of three documents in Rafale deal as evidence in re-examining the review petitions filed against the SC’s December 14 judgement in which it refused to order probe in procuring 36 Rafale fighter jets from France.

“As far as the question of hearing of review plea on Rafale judgement is concerned, it will give a detailed hearing later on,” SC said.

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