"We sincerely feel that the case requires investigation by the CBI. Let the CBI investigate the matter," a bench headed by Chief Justice HL Dattu said while rejecting the submission of senior advocate Kapil Sibal that any independent agency other than the CBI be entrusted with the probe.

Sibal, who was appearing for the Uttar Pradesh Government, told the bench that it was 'putting too much trust on the CBI' which was being used to 'destabilise' and 'paralyse' the entire state government in which Yadav Singh was 'hand in glove'.

However, his submission did not find favour with the bench, also comprising Justices Arun Mishra and Amitava Roy, which cited that while appearing for Congress leader Digvijay Singh in Vyapam matter, Sibal imposed full trust on the CBI probe.

"The moment you came for CBI probe in Vyapam matter, didn't we entrusted it to the CBI," the bench told Sibal, who was arguing that "let the matter (Yadav Singh case) go to some other agency like Special Investigating Team."

While justifying the High Court order, the bench said, "Uttar Pradesh should be happy that the matter is now with the CBI." Sibal, however, said that the state government was never for the CBI probe into the matter as it was being looked after by a Judicial Commission.

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