HC directs Govt to entrust case on sale of wheat with CBI

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Kochi, Dec 12 (UNI) The Kerala High Court today directed the State Government to entrust with the CBI a case regarding the sale of wheat, meant for the Public Distribution System (PDS) in Idukki district, in the black market.

A Division Bench, consisting of Chief Justice H L Dattu and Mr Justice K M Joseph, gave this direction while disposing of a Public Interest Litigation filed by one Amarjan P Rahim, who alleged that there was large-scale diversion of wheat meant for the PDS.

A case had been registered in this regard by the Punaloor police.

The court also directed that all procedural matters in connection with the handing over of the case to the CBI be completed within two months.


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