Aam Aadmi Party Rajya Sabha Member and a petitioner in Rafale Case, Sanjay Singh on Monday moved to Supreme Court with a petition seeking a review on December 14 Top Court Verdict that dismissed the petitions asking for a judiciary monitored CBI probe into the alleged irregularities in the purchase of 36 Rafale jets Deal.
AAP Leader in his Petition demanded the identification of the individual who misled the top Court. Sanjay Singh Counsel Dhiraj Said told Media, ‘The Person responsible for misleading the Court CAG report must be identified and punished, we have demanded this in our petition’. Amid Rafale Controversy, Modi govt makes 25 percent payment to France govt
This is the second review petition to be filed in the matter. Earlier, former BJP minister Yashwant Sinha, Arun Shourie and advocate Prashant Bhushan filed a review petition saying the judgment relied upon “patently incorrect claims” made by the government in a sealed cover to the top court. Prashant Bhushan, Arun Shourie, Yashwant Sinha move to SC seeking review on Rafale Verdict
The Apex Court on December 14 rejected the Petition filed seeking a court-monitored CBI-led investigation into the Rafale deal involving Rs. 59,000 crores for the purchase of 36 Rafale fighter jets. A Supreme Court bench led by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi ruled, “We are satisfied that there is no reason to doubt the process is followed and the need of aircraft is not in doubt.”
PILs were filed by noted lawyer and activist Prashant Bhushan, Former Union ministers Arun Shourie and Yashwant Sinha, AAP leader Sanjay Singh, and lawyers ML Sharma and Vineet Dhanda. The court replied, “We can’t sit in judgment over the purchase of 36 aircraft against 126 fighter jets.”