The Delhi High Court on Tuesday took up for hearing a plea seeking lodging of an FIR and a CBI probe against Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and her son for allegedly obtaining compensation of Rs 1.97 crore by selling a piece of government land to NHAI for widening of a national highway in 2010.

Plea in Delhi HC for FIR, CBI probe against Vasundhara Raje, her sonThe petition also challenged an April 18 decision of a special CBI court in Delhi, refusing to order a probe into the allegation against Raje and her son, saying no prior sanction had been obtained as required under the Prevention of Corruption (PC) Act.

Justice PS Teji, before whom the petition was listed, directed the prosecution counsel to place before him the order passed by the special CBI judge as well as the notification by which the court was set up. He listed the matter for further hearing on October 8.

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