New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Centre to submit reports of the multi agency probing the Panama Papers case within four weeks.

“File all six reports in a sealed envelope," the court said.

A bench comprising justices Dipak Misra, A.M. Khanwilkar, Mohan M. Shantanagoudar was hearing a public interest litigation (PIL) filed last year seeking a court appointed special investigation team (SIT) probe in the issue.

The court had denied petitioner, advocate M.L. Sharma’s plea for a court appointed investigation after the Centre informed that a multi agency team consisting of officers of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Enforcement Directorate and Financial Intelligence Unit was set up.

The government’s law officer solicitor general Ranjit Kumar asked the court not to disclose the contents of the sealed cover to the petitioner.

Out of the six reports submitted by the multi agency probe team, five have already been submitted to the SIT on black money set up by the apex court.

The case will be heard next on 18 April.

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