Two Judges suspended in Madhya Pradesh
Two Judges in Madhya Pradesh, one of them facing criminal charges, have been suspended, a top High Court official said on Sunday.
Jabalpur: Two Judges in Madhya Pradesh,
one of them facing criminal charges, have been suspended, a
top High Court official said on Sunday.
Special Judge of Sidhi OP Sunariya and Additional
District Judge of Raheli in Sagar district SS Parmar have
been suspended with immediate effect, MP High Court`s
Principal Registrar (Inspection and Vigilance) KD Khan said to a news agency.
Sunariya was suspended for awarding only three-month
jail term to an accused in a rape case instead of the minimum
punishment of seven years in prison, he said.
Parmar has been suspended as he is one of the 32
accused named in a chargesheet filed by the Uttar Pradesh
Police in Jhansi district court in a criminal case, he said.
The high court took the decision to suspend the duo at
a meeting held recently. The suspension order has been served
A departmental enquiry (DE) would soon be initiated
against Sunariya, while there was no need to hold a probe
against Parmar as, according to service rules, it is mandatory
to suspend a staffer whose name figures in a chargesheet in a
criminal case, officials said.
Sunariya has been shifted to Rewa district court and
Parmar to Gwalior district court during the suspension period,