Sibal, an eminent lawyer and a former Union minister, took the dig at the government while referring to the goings on in the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), the country’s premier investigating agency which he dubbed as a “caged parrot”.
“Alok Verma’s removal. The Committee ensured the caged parrot did not fly away fearing the parrot might spill the beans by parroting the goings on in the corridors of power. The caged parrot will remain caged,” he said on Twitter.
Alok Verma’s removal The Committee ensured the caged parrot did not fly away fearing the parrot might spill the be… https://t.co/4DQP86HNqJ
— Kapil Sibal (@KapilSibal) 1547174456000
Two days after the Supreme Court reinstated him, Verma was removed as the CBI director by the committee on Thursday on charges of corruption and dereliction of duty, in an unprecedented action in the central probe agency’s 55-year history.