A magistrate was on Tuesday locked in his chamber by irate advocates who demanded that he be disqualified for allegedly conducting a Lok Adalat with the aid of a lawyer expelled by Tamil Nadu Bar Council.
A Delhi court has refused to order lodging of an FIR in a property dispute matter, saying its "discretion powers cannot be exercised in a mechanical manner" and "magisterial court is not bound to direct investigation".
The Administrative committee of Kerala High Court today recommended disciplinary action against N V Raju, Judicial First Class Magistrate, alleging misconduct in the recording of statement of solar scam accused Sarita S Nair.
A First Class Judicial
Magistrate had a narrow escape when an unidentified person
shot at him soon after he left the court and was going towards
his home at Bareilly, 100 kms away from here, police said