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Iron ore mining case: SC asks Police SIT to probe into allegations against two former Karnataka CMs

The ApexCourt, However, Said That The Investigation Against Another Ex-CM SM Krishna Will Continue During The Period.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Manas Dwivedi | Updated on: 29 Mar 2017, 04:30:25 PM
3 Former Chief Minister of Karnataka- (in clockwise directions) HD Kumaraswamy, N Dharam Singh & SM Krishna (source: ANI, Getty)

New Delhi :

The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Karnataka Police SIT to probe into allegations against two former chief ministers of the state, N Dharam Singh and HD Kumaraswamy in the iron ore mining case. The apex court has also asked the SIT to submit a report within three months.

The Supreme Court, however, said that the investigation against another ex-CM SM Krishna will continue during the period.

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An SC bench comprising Justice RF Nariman and PC Ghose also restrained all other courts including the Karnataka High Court from passing any further order in the case.

A bench comprising Justices P C Ghose and R F Nariman restrained all other courts including the high court from passing any order in the case.

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In an allegation by one of the complainants, TJ Abraham that the former chief ministers connived with several bureaucrats and others in de-registering a huge tract of forest land and allowed illegal iron ore mining on a large scale.

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First Published : 29 Mar 2017, 04:09:00 PM

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