Contempt of court: Delhi High Court sentences lawyer to 6 months in jail for baseless allegations against judges

Advocate Virendra Singh had named High Court and trial court judges in a criminal appeal, and alleged that they had acted arbitrarily. He refused to apologise when given the opportunity.
Lawyers in Delhi
Lawyers in Delhi

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday sentenced an advocate to six months of simple imprisonment for criminal contempt of court after he made contemptuous allegations against the sitting judges of the High Court and the district judiciary [Court on its own motion v Virendra Singh Advocate].

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