SC dismisses govt’s objection on using ‘stolen papers’ for Rafale verdict review

RSTV Bureau
A Rafale fighter aircraft - a Representative Image (PTI Photo)

A Rafale fighter aircraft – a Representative Image (PTI Photo)

The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed the preliminary objections raised by the Centre against using privileged documents for considering the review petitions in the Rafale case.

The Court said that the review petitions will be heard on merits and a date will be fixed for that.

Justice K M Joseph wrote a separate judgment concurring with CJI Gogoi and Justice S K Kaul.

On March 14, the bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul and KM Joseph had reserved the orders on the preliminary issue.

Supreme Court says new documents allowed to be part of review Petition in Rafale hearing. Centre’s objections were dismissed.

Supreme Court dismisses preliminary objection raised by the Centre with regard to the admissibility of the secret documents annexed to review petitions. Justice K M Joseph has given his separate but concurring opinion.

Supreme Court says new documents allowed to be part of review Petition in Rafale hearing. Centre’s objections dismissed.

(With inputs from News agency)