Supreme court dismisses CBI’S appeal in Bofors case
INS Monitoring Desk
The supreme court on Friday dismissed an appeal filed by central Bureau of investigation( CBI )against the Delhi high court verdict discharging Hinduja brothers in the Bofors case according to The Indian Express. .The court said it was not convinced with the grounds given by the central Bureau of investigation for the delay in filing the appeal.The court observed that the CBI can raise an appeal against the same HC verdict in another petition filed by Advocate Ajay Agarwal which has been pending and the agency can raise all grounds in that case.
The deal of Rs 1,437-crore was made between India and Swedish arms manufacturer AB Bofors for the supply of 400 units of 155-mm Howitzer guns for the Indian Army on March 24, 1986.