Special CBI Judge S C Rajan allowed the plea of Singh who sought the court's permission to inspect the judicial record of the case lodged against him. "CBI is directed to file its reply on an application moved by Virbhadra Singh seeking a copy of FIR. IO is also directed to be present on the next date of hearing. Put up for hearing on September 30," the CBI Judge said.

During the hearing, CBI's public prosecutor sought adjournment on the Chief Minister's plea, saying the concerned Investigating Officer was absent as he was busy with the case. Advocate Vijay Aggarwal, appearing for Singh, stated his client should be supplied with the copy of FIR which was needed to move the Supreme Court.

On this, the court asked CBI file its reply and directed the IO to remain present on the next date of hearing. Aggarwal then urged that he be allowed to inspect the judicial records to enable him make a case before the Apex Court.

The CBI has claimed that during this period, Singh, a six-time Chief Minister, invested Rs 6.1 crore in life insurance policies in his and his family members' names through Chauhan.

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