Wednesday, 26 June 2019

Yashwant Sinha, Arun Shourie move SC seeking review of December 14 Rafale verdict

New Delhi: Lawyer Prashant Bhushan with former union ministers Arun Shourie and Yashwant Sinha during a press conference, in New Delhi on Aug 8, 2018. (PTI Photo/Atul Yadav) (PTI8_8_2018_000184B)

In their review plea, they alleged that the judgement “relied upon patently incorrect claims made by the government in an unsigned note given in a sealed cover” to the apex court.

New Delhi, Jan 2, 2019: Former Union ministers Yashwant Sinha and Arun Shourie and advocate Prashant Bhushan Wednesday moved the Supreme Court, seeking review of its December 14 verdict dismissing all PILs alleging irregularities in the procurement of 36 Rafale jets from France.

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In their review plea, they alleged that the judgement “relied upon patently incorrect claims made by the government in an unsigned note given in a sealed cover” to the apex court.

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They have also sought that the plea is heard in an open court.

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