Challenge to withdrawal of consent for CBI probe against DK Shivakumar: Karnataka High Court moots reference to larger bench

Challenge to withdrawal of consent for CBI probe against DK Shivakumar: Karnataka High Court moots reference to larger bench

The single-judge was dealing with two petitions, one by BJP MLA Basangouda Patil Yatnal and the other by the CBI, both of whom have objected to the decision to withdraw consent for the investigation against Shivakumar.

Justice Krishna S Dixit of the Karnataka High Court on Friday opined that it would be better if a division bench hears the challenge to the Congress-led Karnataka government's decision to rescind consent for a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) against Deputy Chief Minister DK Shivakumar.

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