Justice Revati Mohite Dere recuses from Malegaon Blasts cases after accused highlights her appearance as lawyer for NIA

Though NIA counsel Sandesh Patil expressed his 'no-objection' to the judge continuing to hear the plea, Justice Dere deemed it fit to recuse from the case.
Justice Revati Mohite Dere and Bombay High Court
Justice Revati Mohite Dere and Bombay High Court

Bombay High Court judge Justice Revati Mohite Dere on Friday recused from hearing cases related to 2008 Malegaon blasts after counsel for one of the accused in the case pointed out that the judge, before her elevation to bench, had appeared as counsel for the National Investigation Agency (NIA) which is the prosecuting agency in the case [Sameer Sharad Kulkarni v. National Investigation Agency & Ors.]

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