Single-judge vs. division bench at Calcutta High Court as Justice Abhijit Gangopadhyay gives case papers to CBI despite stay

Justice Abhijit Gangopadhyay ordered a CBI probe only for the order to be stayed by a division bench the same day. Nevertheless, the single-judge sat again in the afternoon and handed over the case documents to the CBI.
Calcutta High Court
Calcutta High Court

The Calcutta High Court on Wednesday was privy to an interesting turn of events after two benches of the Court expressed conflicting views on whether the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) should probe a case involving allegations of a fake caste certificates scam [Backward Classes Welfare Department vs Itisha Soren].

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