Supreme Court seeks Army, Air Force response in contempt plea for non-payment of ₹1.6 crore compensation to veteran

The Court had in September 2023 ordered the Indian Air Force to pay around ₹1.6 crore in compensation to a veteran who contracted HIV during a blood transfusion at a military hospital.
Air force personnel, supreme court
Air force personnel, supreme court

The Supreme Court on Monday sought responses from the Indian Army and the Indian Air Force in a contempt of court case filed against them for not paying an officer ₹1.6 crore in compensation for medical negligence that led to him contracting HIV [CPL Ashish Kumar Chauhan Retd v. Col Sanjay Nijhawan and ors].

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