Delhi HC extends time granted to CBI to complete Rakesh Asthana probe by four months

Aditi Singh May 31 2019
Rakesh Asthana

The Delhi High Court today allowed a plea by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) seeking an extension of the ten-week time period granted to conclude the probe into CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana and DSP Devendra Kumar.

A Single Judge Bench of Justice Mukta Gupta has extended the time period to conclude investigation in the case by four months.

"..the courts cannot prescribe periods of limitation beyond what is prescribed and such time limits cannot . . .

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