New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday sought a reply from Vodafone and Airtel on a plea by the CBI alleging that they were not cooperating with the investigation in the Saradha chit fund case.
A bench headed by chief justice Ranjan Gogoi listed the agency's plea on 8 April for hearing after the mobile service providers denied the allegations.
A bench comprising justices Deepak Gupta and Sanjiv Khanna was also told by Solicitor General Tushar Mehta appearing for the CBI that there was complete lawlessness and anarchy in West Bengal.
He said recently the police tried to arrest a custom officer for checking the baggage of the wife of a TMC leader at the international airport in Kolkata. The complete incident was recorded, he added.
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