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The apex court on Monday, Nov 22 asked the government that how P J Thomas was appointed as the CVC since a chargesheet naming him is pending in a criminal case.
"Without looking into the file, we are concerned that if a person is an accused in a criminal case how he will function as CVC," stated the court.
The court also added, "We will sit together and go through the file."
Thomas has been chargesheeted for a palmoleine export case.