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Ex-High Court judge files criminal complaint against Badal

IANS  |  Chandigarh 

and former Justice has filed a criminal complaint against Punjab's former Sukhbir Singh Badal, who is the (SAD) chief, for deliberately and willfully making "false, derogatory and defamatory" statements against him.

Justice Ranjit Singh, who was heading the constituted by the present government to look into the cases of sacrilege during the SAD-BJP regime, said their intention was to bring disrepute to him.

The act of dubbing the commission report as worth Rs 5 during a demonstration outside the assembly allegedly by Badal, and SAD members in August last has been quoted as an "instance of willful disrepute".

Justice has also referred to other instances where Badal made statements against the commission and its head,

Justice has asserted he as the of the commission executed his duties and functions in a completely non-partisan manner.



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First Published: Fri, February 08 2019. 23:12 IST