Power tussle: SC bench says LG controls ACB, but split on services

Last Modified Thursday, 14 February 2019 (12:30 IST)
New DelhiThe Supreme Court, in its order on the tug of war between the Lieutenant Governor and Delhi government, on Thursday delivered a split on  services, the power to appoint, post and transfer officials in Delhi  administration, but agreed on the Centre having control over Anti-Corruption  Branch in Delhi.
The service issue has been sent to a larger bench.A two-judge bench, headed by Justices A K Sikri and Justice pronounced the verdict.
Both the judges unanimously said that the Centre will have the jurisdiction over  Delhi's ACB.
The Top Court had reserved the judgement last year, after hearing in great detail the arguments and submissions and responses made by the petitioner, and the respondents  LG and the Centre.(UNI)