SC holds then acting CBI chief Rao and DoP Bhasu Ram guilty of contempt
The Supreme Court Tuesday held then acting CBI director M Nageswara Rao and the Director of Prosecution (DoP) of the agency S Bhasu Ram guilty of its contempt and asked them to remain seated in the courtroom till it rises as punishment.
The apex court imposed a fine of Rs 1 lakh each on them for wilfully disobeying its order by transferring CBI joint Director A K Sharma who was probing the Bihar shelter home sexual assault cases. The top court had issued contempt notice against Rao for transferring Sharma.
(With inputs from agencies.)
- SC also directs presence of S Bhasu Ram, in-charge Director of Prosecution CBI, for violating its order.
- SC awards day-long courtroom detention to former CBI interim chief
- SC sentences Rao, CBI director of prosecution till the rising of court and imposes fine of Rs 1 lakh on them.
- Rao and CBI legal advisor S Bhasuram remained seated in courtroom till 4pm as SC rejected AG's plea to allow them to leave at 3:40pm.
- Former interim CBI director M N Rao leaves courtroom after serving day-long sentence in contempt case.