Saturday, December 19, 2009

Lavlin case: Government submits affidavit in SC

New Delhi: Kerala Government submitted an affidavit in the Supreme Court against the Governor's decision to allow prosecution in the SNC Lavalin graft case.

According to the affidavit, Governor's decision to sanction the prosecution of CPM State secretary Pinarayi Vijayanis unconstitutional as it was against the Government's recommendation.

Chief Secretary K Jayakumar represented for the government in the court submitted the affidavit, which justifies the government's stand in the case. Government took the decision after seeking the legal advice from advocate general and examining the documents of CBI. Howewer, Governor's action was against the recommendation of Government, said in the affidavit.

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