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Go and sit in the corner: CJI to CBI official

IANS  |  New Delhi 

"Go and sit in the corner," told former M. Nageswara Rao, after holding him guilty of contempt of the on Tuesday.

A bench headed by the was in no mood to listen to Rao's explanations on the issue of transferring out A.K. Sharma, who was probing the shelter home horror, without the court's permission.

Rao and CBI's in-charge of prosecution S. Bhasuran were held guilty of contempt of court for disobeying its order to not transfer out Sharma. They were also fined Rs 1 lakh each.

Refusing to accept the unconditional apology tendered by Rao on Monday, the bench, also comprising Justice L. and Justice Sanjiv Khanna, directed the to sit in the courtroom for the remaining working hours of the day.

"The dignity of the court must be maintained, but this is brazen," said.



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First Published: Tue, February 12 2019. 18:06 IST