Breaking: Rakesh Asthana now moves Supreme Court challenging "on leave" order

Murali Krishnan October 26 2018

CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana has moved the Supreme Court challenging the order by the Central government to send him on leave.

The petition was filed through advocate Amit Anand Tiwary a few minutes back.

The petition seeks to quash the directions dated October 23 by which Asthana was divested of all his functions as Special Director of the CBI. The directions are assailed as being violative of Articles 14 and 21 of the Constitution.

It states . . .

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