Creating fear in judge's mind impacts justice system: Ex-court staffer gets 5-year jail term for threatening judge

The convict misused the trust reposed in him and made a sinister plan to extort money from the judge by putting her in fear of death of her children, the Court held.

Creating fear in the mind of a judge affects their ability to function properly and affects the justice dispensation system, a Delhi Court held while sentencing a former court staffer to five years in jail for threatening and trying to extort money from a judge in 2007 [State v. Shiv Shankar Prasad].

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