IAS officer moves HC, seeks CBI probe in IMA case

  • | Wednesday | 10th July, 2019

By Express News ServiceBENGALURU: Bengaluru Urban Deputy Commissioner BM Vijay Shankar, who was arrested by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) in connection with the IMA case, has moved the Karnataka High Court seeking a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the case. He has also urged the court to stay all the proceedings initiated against him before the city civil court. “As per Clause 29 and 30 of the ordinance promulgated by the President of India, the CBI can investigate the cases referred by the state government. Therefore, Vijay Shankar cannot be summoned as witness by the SIT and there is vast difference in investigation and enquiry under CrPC. Therefore, the notice is without authority of law, it said.

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