Punjab & Haryana High Court awards ₹1 lakh costs to judicial officer, drops contempt proceedings

The Court directed that adverse remarks made against the judge during the contempt proceedings be expunged, as he was a victim of the deliberate concealment of facts by an accused.
Punjab and Haryana High Court
Punjab and Haryana High Court

The Punjab & Haryana High Court on Monday awarded costs of ₹1 lakh to a judicial officer who faced contempt proceedings for six years as a result of the deliberate concealment of facts by an accused in a case. [Court on its own motion v. Yogesh Chaudhary]

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