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Justice Sikri recuses himself from plea on interim CBI chief Nageshwar Rao

Justice Sikri was part of the high powered panel which had removed CBI Director Alok Verma

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Justice Sikri's decision comes just three days after his vote helped decide the removal of Alok Verma as CBI director
Justice A K Sikri

judge Justice A K on Thursday recused himself from hearing a plea challenging the Centre's decision to appoint M Nageswara Rao as director.

A bench headed by Justice listed the matter for Friday for hearing before a different bench.

As soon as the matter came up for hearing, Justice told senior advocate Dushyant Dave, appearing for petitioner NGO Common Cause, that he would not like to hear the matter and was recusing himself.

"You understand my position. I can't hear this matter," Justice Sikri said.

Justice Sikri was part of the high powered panel which had removed Director

First Published: Thu, January 24 2019. 11:45 IST
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