At the outset of the proceedings, a bench headed by Justice H L Dattu, said, it had gone through the documents and it is desirable that they be placed on affidavit.

"We have gone through the documents. We cannot take cognizance of this until it is placed on record," the bench said, asking advocate Bhushan to file an affidavit.

The bench agreed to give an urgent hearing on the issue and decided to assemble at 10 AM, half an hour before the normal court time, on Monday.

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The bench also turned down the plea of the CBI Director to restrain media from broadcasting and publishing news stories on the basis of documents.

Senior advocate Vikas Singh, appearing for CBI Director Ranjit Sinha, raised questions on the veracity and source of the documents.

He submitted that his right to privacy and reputation was involved in the case and pleaded the court to restrain media.

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The CBI Director also refuted all the allegations made against him, saying all such statements are ‘patently false’.

The advocate also raised questions on how the documents got leaked despite Apex Court's order that they should be placed before it in a sealed envelope.

Singh further pleaded that apex court should ask Bhushan about the source from which he acquired those documents.      

The CBI Director is at the center of a controversy after an NGO had told the Supreme Court that entry register of his residence portrays a "very disturbing" and ‘explosive material’ coming in the way of administration of justice in 2G spectrum allocation scam.

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