Moin Qureshi had allegedly met CBI director Ranjit Sinha 90 times in last 15 months.
The SC also directed the CBI not to file any report in trial court closing any coal scam case till then.
An NGO, Common Cause, had moved the Supreme Court seeking direction to the Centre to apprise it about the progress made by the income tax department in its probe against Moin Akhtar Qureshi.
The petition had alleged that Moin Qureshi was a link between the coal scam accused and the CBI director. Petitioner had sought the CBI director's recusal from coal scam probe and also requested the SC to set up SIT to investigate the director's alleged role in scuttling CBI probe.
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(CBI chief Ranjit Sinha)
The SC was about to issue notice to the CBI on the application dealing with alleged link between the agency's director and Qureshi but Sinha's counsel took strong objection to it. At this point, the attorney general said the Centre would put the I-T department appraisal report, which is under preparation, on Qureshi before the court on October 17.
(With inputs from PTI)
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