Disproportionate Asset case back to haunt Mayawati, SC sends notice

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Lucknow, Jan 17: It seems that disproportionate asset case is back to haunt former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Bahujan Samajwadi Party (BSP) supremo -- Mayawati.

The apex court on Friday, Jan 17 issued the notice to Mayawati, Central government and investigative agency -- Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) following a petition filed in the court in connection with

The petition sought the registration of a First Information Report (FIR) which has been filed against Mayawati in connection with her disproportionate case.

The petition sought the registration of an FIR which was filed against Mayawati

The apex court asked central government and the investigative agency to file their responses in upcoming four weeks.

The court earlier on July 6, 2012 had quashed the nine-year-long disproportionate assets case against the BSP leader and had pulled up CBI for exceeding its jurisdiction by lodging an FIR against her without any direction from it.

The court also said that disproportionate case against BSP supremo was "unwarranted" and that the agency proceeded against her without properly understanding its orders which were confined to the Taj Corridor case relating to the release of Rs 17 crore by the UP government allegedly without sanction.

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