MP HC cracks whip against nine errant judges of lower courts

Last Updated: Friday, May 27, 2011 - 00:05

Jabalpur: Three lower court judges had been
removed from the service and six others given a compulsory
retirement, a top official of the Madhya Pradesh High Court
said on Thursday.

The three judges were removed following probe into
various allegations against them, Madhya Pradesh High Court
Principal Registrar (Vigilance and Inspection) K D Khan said.
He said six other judges were given compulsory retirement
after evaluating their work and integrity.

Civil Judge, Ujjain, Vijay Singh has been removed on the
charge of misbehaving with the railway staffers in an
inebriated condition during a journey, officials said.

Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMFC), Amarwada, Nitin
Kumre was removed for allegedly harassing a class four
employee who committed suicide in Jabalpur sometime back.
Civil Judge, Katni, M M Khan has been removed following
his involvement in felling trees without permission.

Singh and Khan were already suspended.

Compulsory retirement was given to Additional District
Judge (ADJ), Jhabua, Raghvendra Singh Sikarwar; ADJ, Sendhwa,
Vishwa Bandhu Sharma; ADJ, Lahar in Bhind, Narendra Singh;
ADJ, Datia, Rajendra Kumar; Civil Judge, Anuppur, Ashok Kumar
Gotia; and Civil Judge, Bina in Sagar district, Triveni
Prasad.

Full court meeting of the High Court took the decision to
take action against these judges on May 21, while the state
government gave its nod on May 24, officials said.

PTI



First Published: Friday, May 27, 2011 - 00:05

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