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Black money case: SC asks SIT to submit report by May 12

The bench also agreed with the concerns of Jethmalani on the issue and said, "we are with you on that".

By: Express News Service | New Delhi |
April 22, 2015 12:00:55 am
black money, sc black money, india black money, black money news, india black money news, india news, news, black money probe, The apex court had on January 20 asked SIT to consider suggestions of senior advocate Ram Jethmalani on the way forward to bring the illegal money stashed in banks abroad.

The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Special Investigation Team (SIT), formed to investigate the black money case, to submit the status report on the progress made by it in the probe by May 12.

A bench led by Chief Justice of India H L Dattu said it would examine the report on May 12 and pass appropriate orders subsequently.

As petitioner in the case, senior advocate Ram Jethmalani alleged that there was determined effort to frustrate the orders by this court regarding the probe in the black money case and the bench said it would hear his contentions after perusing the status report.

Jethmalani asserted that he was pursuing his PIL in the interest of the nation, prompting the bench to observe: “We are with you on that. We will go through the report first and then pass orders. Don’t worry, we will hear you at length on the next date.”

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