SC postpones SNC Lavalin case again 

Supreme Court | Photo: AP

New Delhi: The Supreme Court could not consider the Lavalin case on Tuesday though it was on the list of cases reserved for the day. Lavalin case was put off when the hearing of the petitions regarding economic reservation extended under the constitutional bench chaired by Chief Justice UU Lalit.

The case has been postponed at the Supreme Court for the 30th time since 2017.

The appeal filed by CBI against the acquittal of Pinarayi Vijayan, former secretary of Department of Power K Mohanachandran and former joint secretary A Francis are under the consideration of Supreme Court. The accused declared by the High Court in the case also moved the Supreme Court.

The case was registered citing a loss of Rs 86.25 crore due to the anomalies in the contract made with a Canadian company SNC Lavalin for the renovation of Panniyar, Chenkulam and Pallivasal hydroelectric power plants.

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