- SC refuses to hear plea seeking probe into ‘Congress Toolkit’ case
- Court’s strict remark – time is being wasted with such poor petitions
- The petitioner withdrew the petition after the court’s comment
Seeking probe into alleged ‘toolkit’ case of Congress public interest litigation But the Supreme Court refused to hear. Commenting on the matter, the court said that if someone does not like the ‘toolkit’, then it should be ignored. The court said that the court’s time is being wasted on such shoddy petitions.
In fact, the petitioner had demanded the investigation of this entire matter by the National Investigation Agency. It was also demanded from the court that if the allegations against the Congress were found to be true in the investigation, its registration should be canceled. A bench of Justices DY Chandrachud and MR Shah heard the matter.
The bench asked the petitioner that it is a matter of political propaganda, so how can it be considered under Article 32. However, the court told the petitioner’s lawyer Shashank Shekhar Jha that if he wants, he can go to the High Court in the matter. After the court’s observation, the petitioner withdrew his petition.
In this petition, the Congress Party, the Central Government and the Election Commission were made parties and a demand was made to order the Central Government to register a case for preliminary investigation in the toolkit case. Actually, BJP had accused Congress of using ‘toolkit’ to defame the central government and PM Modi regarding Corona. Though the Congress has denied the allegations, the Delhi Police is probing the matter.