SC orders probe against Ranjit Sinha
Delhi: The Supreme Court today directed to conduct investigation against former CBI Director Ranjit Sinha for his alleged involvement in the coal scam case.
The Supreme Court Bench headed by Justice Madan B Lockur and also comprising Justice Prafulla C Pant asked the CBI to go ahead with the investigation for Sinha's alleged involvement and hand in glove with certain accused to scuttle the probe in the coal block scam case.
"Prima facie a case is made out against him for allegedly in conniving with certain accused in the coal block scam case, " the Bench of the Apex Court said in its order. The Supreme Court passed the order after going through in great detailed the arguments put forth by NGO, common Cause, seeking a thorough investigation against Sinha for his alleged involvement and hand in glove with certain accused in the coal block scam case. The Supreme Court found merits in the plea of common cause that Sinha had allegedly met certain accused in coal scam case and to scuttle the probe in the case.