The Supreme Court docket on Monday expressed anger on the CBI for the inordinate delay within the investigation of former minister Y S Vivekananda Reddy’s homicide case. The court docket additionally questioned the CBI for the delay.
The court docket took up listening to a petition by Tulasamma, spouse of accused Sivasankar Reddy, who wished the CBI to alter the investigation officer, Ram Singh. She alleged that the investigation was taking a lot time and was not heading in the right direction.
The court docket representing Justice M R Shah, questioned the CBI for the delay. It additionally wished the CBI to ask why not the investigation officer ought to be changed due to the delay. The court docket questioned why the CBI was taking a lot time in investigating the case, regardless of the preliminary course of being performed way back.
The court docket requested the CBI director to reply for the delay and the query of adjusting the investigation officer.
Further solicitor normal, Natarajan, who argued for the CBI stated that the investigation officer was working correctly and there was no want to exchange the officer. He additional claimed that the delay was solely to make sure that there aren’t any loopholes within the investigation.
The investigation was shifted from Kadapa to Hyderabad and all of the recordsdata have been additionally shifted from Kadapa. The case is being heard by the CBI court docket in Hyderabad, the extra solicitor normal informed the court docket.
On listening to the arguments of the extra solicitor normal, the court docket directed the CBI to submit an in depth report on the progress of investigation in a sealed cowl to the court docket.