Lavalin case: Third accused requests SC to adjourn appeal

It was last year listed before a bench headed by Justice N V Ramana.

Published: 29th August 2020 03:53 AM  |   Last Updated: 29th August 2020 03:53 AM   |  A+A-

Express News Service

KOCHI: Amid allegations of attempts to delay the hearing in the SNC Lavalin case involving Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, former KSEB chairman R Sivadasan, who is also the third accused, has approached the Supreme Court seeking to adjourn the appeal till the court resumes its normal functioning. The case was posted before a new bench headed by Justice U U Lalit through videoconferencing.

It was last year listed before a bench headed by Justice N V Ramana. The new bench is considering the application filed by CBI challenging the acquittal of first accused K Mohana Chandran, the former principal secretary who later became KSEB chairman, seventh accused Pinarayi and eighth accused A Francis, then joint secretary of the electricity department.


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