The Top Court on Wednesday refused to hear the review petition filed by Aam Aadmi Party Leader and Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh against its December 14 verdict on the Rafale fighter jet deal. The Top Court said, Sanjay Singh, has made some “very, very derogatory statements” about the Judiciary.
The Top Court Bench led by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, and comprising Justices SK Kaul and KM Joseph said, “Your Client (Sanjay Singh) has made remarks about the Judiciary. It is very very derogatory. We are not going to hear from you”.
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The Top Court told Sanjay Singh’s Counsel Advocate Sanjay Hegde that it will pass an order against his client (Sanjay Singh) after hearing him about the ‘Derogatory’ remark made by the AAP Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament.
The Top Court asked the Counsel to have words with the client (Sanjay Singh) and get back to the Court.
Aam Aadmi Party Rajya Sabha Member and a petitioner in Rafale Case, Sanjay Singh on January 15 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 procurement of 36 Rafale jets Deal.
AAP Leader in his Petition demanded the identification of the individual who misled the top Court that later pronounced its verdict on December 14. Sanjay Singh Counsel Said told Media, ‘The Person responsible for misleading the Court CAG report must be identified and punished, we have demanded this in our petition’.
The Supreme Court on December 14 rejected the Petition filed seeking a court-monitored CBI-led investigation into the Rafale deal involving ₹59,000 crores for the procurement of 36 Rafale fighter jets.
A Supreme Court bench led by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi on December said that there is no reason to doubt the deal.