Rafale review: Government played fraud upon court to obtain favourable verdict, petitioners claim in Supreme Court

The Centre misled and played fraud upon the apex court to obtain favourable order in the Rafale fighter jet case in December 2018, former Union Ministers Yashwant Sinha and Arun Shourie and activist-lawyer Prashant Bhushan claimed in the Supreme Court on May 9.

In a rejoinder affidavit filed in the apex court, they said the December 14, 2018 verdict in the Rafale case should be reviewed as the judgement was obtained through “multiple falsehoods and suppression of material and relevant information”.

The government was not disclosing the entire material before the court even now and due to this “continued suppression”, the petitioners have sought production of relevant and material documents before the court, they said.…

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/rafale-review-government-played-fraud-upon-court-to-obtain-favourable-verdict-petitioners-claim-in-supreme-court/article27081399.ece

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