Soumitra Sen

Created On: Sep 9, 2010 14:40 ISTModified On: Mar 23, 2011 05:27 IST

The panel, comprising Supreme Court Judge B. Sudershan Reddy, Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court Mukul Mudgal and noted jurist Fali Nariman concluded on 20 July 2010 that Right of Silence as defence is not available to Calcutta High Court Judge Justice Soumitra Sen. Justice Sen is currently facing a probe by a committee constituted by Rajya Sabha Chairman to look into “misappropriation" on part of Justice Sen.  Senior counsel Shekhar Naphade, who appeared for Justice Sen on 19 July 2010, had claimed ‘right of silence' as a valid defence. However,  Siddarth Luthra,  who argued the case against  Justice Sen, pointed out that as the proceedings were likely to cause contempt of the court, such a defence would not be made available to him.

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एग्जाम की तैयारी के लिए ऐप पर वीकली टेस्ट लें और दूसरों के साथ प्रतिस्पर्धा करें। डाउनलोड करें करेंट अफेयर्स ऐप

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