Information regarding cases against former Chief Minister of Haryana under RTI
The appellant sought information regarding the institution of some cases against the former Chief Minister of Haryana. The Public Information Officer (PIO) provided some of the information. During the hearing, the appellant submitted that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) had filed its final report in one of the cases against the former Chief Minister in the Special Court in Delhi instead of in Haryana; he wanted to know about the legal basis for such a decision on the part of the CBI i. e. he wanted to know how the Delhi Special Court acquired jurisdiction in the matter.
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The Central Information Commission (CIC) directed the PIO to provide to the appellant a of the government notification conferring jurisdiction on the CBI for investigating the matter, observing that the document would explain clearly why the CBI had decided to file the final report in the Delhi Special Court instead of any such court in Haryana.
Citation: Mr. Rameshwar Dayal Gautam v. Central Bureau of Investigation, in File No.CIC/SM/A/2011/000948
RTI Citation : RTIFI/2012/CIC/393
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