Supreme Court reserves verdict on Rafale deal case

Last Modified Wednesday, 14 November 2018 (17:02 IST)
New Delhi: on Wednesday reserved its verdict on a slew of petitions seeking a court-monitored detailed investigation into the deal.After hearing the case for almost four  hours, a three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice reserved the verdict. "Verdict reserved. We will pass the verdict," the justice Gogoi said. The other two judges, part of the bench, were Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul and KM Joseph.
The hearing witnessed a jam packed court with lawyers, journalists and litigants.The petitioners, who had moved the apex court seeking a court monitored investigation, include former BJP leader Yashwant Sinha, former union minister Arun Shourie, AAP MP Sanjay Singh and lawyer ML Sharma. 
They alleged that the deal was illegal and it should be probed how Anil Ambani led Reliance group did get the offset contract in the Rafale deal.(UNI)