Retired Bihar judge moves Supreme Court after pension cut for 'hasty' decision in criminal case

The penalty imposed in 2017 followed disciplinary proceedings initiated against the judge over ten years ago, and four days before his retirement in 2012.

A retired judicial officer from Bihar has moved the Supreme Court challenging the decision to deduct 50 per cent from his pension as penalty for allegedly having hastily decided a criminal case. [Radhe Shyam Sharma vs State of Bihar and ors]

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