Supreme Court issues notice to TN on ED plea to transfer probe against Ankit Tiwari to CBI; Sibal, SG Mehta spar over "politics"

The Court today hinted that guidelines could be evolved to tackle concerns of bias by state investigation agencies or "vindictiveness" by central investigating agencies such as the ED and CBI.
SG Tushar Mehta and Sr Adv Kapil Sibal
SG Tushar Mehta and Sr Adv Kapil SibalKapil Sibal (Facebook)

The Supreme Court was on Thursday privy to a sharp exchange of words between Solicitor General Tushar Mehta and Senior Advocate Kapil Sibal during the hearing of the plea filed by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) challenging the Tamil Nadu government’s probe into bribery allegations against ED officer Ankit Tiwari [Directorate of Enforcement v. State of Tamil Nadu].

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