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“There is no question of placing the minutes of the meeting,” Rohatgi told the bench, which disposed of the plea.
Alok Verma’s appointment was approved by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a period of 2 years.
The CBI had moved court earlier in the day, seeking a 10-day custody to interrogate Tyagi and the other accused.
However, nearly four years have passed but CBI is yet to move court with documents suggesting further probe.
The fodder scam relates to fraudulent withdrawal of around 1,000 crore rupees by the Animal Husbandry department from various districts when Lalu was the Bihar chief minister from 1990 to 1997.
“It may be noted that the officers coming on deputation to CBI are entitled for special incentive allowance at the rate of 15 per cent on the pay,” the CBI said.
According to Joint Commissioner of Police (crime branch) Ravindra Yadav, Shaw was arrested by a team lead by Inspector Pankaj Arora. Police said the accused is a qualified mechanical engineer.
The CBI had taken over this case in May 2014 on the directions of the Bombay High Court.
CBI sources confirmed that the agency arrested Tawade from Panvel around 8.30 pm, and that he would be produced before the sessions court in Pune on Saturday.
“This is nothing but a dichotomy. On one hand she seeks CBI inquiry into Mathura violence and on the other she questions the working of the agency,” BJP spokesperson Vijay Bahadur Pathak said in Lucknow.
Virbhadra Singh had allegedly accumulated assets worth around Rs 6 crore in his name and in the name of his family members, which were found to be disproportionate to his known sources of income.
The court ordered trial in the case on daily basis from July 11 noting that Rajan was in judicial custody for a long period and trial should be started on a day to day basis.
On Monday, the CBI informed the court that the agency was open to Rai being made an approver in the case with the condition laid down under section 307 of the Criminal Procedure Code.
The accused, whose name is withheld for security purposes, had approached the court last week seeking to become an approver.