"Dismissed their plea and their writ petition," said apex court bench of Chief Justice HL Dattu, Justice AK Sikri and Justice Rohinton F Nariman in their judgement today.

The Essar and Ruias had moved the Supreme Court contending that since they have been charged for cheating under section 420 of IPC and for conspiracy under section 120 B of IPC, therefore they can only be tried by the magisterial court and not by the special CBI court trying cases of the offenses punishable under the provisions of prevention of corruption act.

 

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