Plea in Calcutta High Court against AG Kishore Dutta to decide on permission for contempt of court against Ashok Kumar Deb, Derek O’brien

As per Section 15 of the Contempt of Courts Act, the consent of Advocate General is required before the High Court can hear a criminal contempt of court petition filed by a private individual.
MP Derek O’brien, Ashok Kumar Deb
MP Derek O’brien, Ashok Kumar Deb

Two separate petitions have been filed in Calcutta High Court seeking directions to be issued to Advocate General (AG) of West Bengal, Kishore Dutta to decide the applications filed before the AG seeking permission to initiate contempt of court proceedings against Member of Parliament Derek O’brien and West Bengal Bar Council Chairperson, Ashok Kumar Deb.

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