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Justice Gautam Patel of the Bombay High Court has ordered an internal investigation after receiving a complaint from two lawyers that an order has been forged in his name.
Advocates Umesh Vasant Mohite and Hetal Arvind Pandya had filed a handwritten complaint before Justice Patel on Saturday, last week. After reviewing the forged document, Justice Patel found that,
For starters, the forged order was stated to have been passed on a non-working day. The judge pointed out, "This document purports to be made on December1, 2019. That was a Sunday. No such order could ever have been passed."