Supreme Court: The appointment of Chief Justice of Supreme Court Dipak Misra was challenged. The top court, while dismissing the petition on August 24, 2017, imposed a fine of Rs 10 lakh each on both the petitioners Swami Om (now deceased) and Mukesh Jain. The Court in its judgment held that the petition was purely motivated and a publicity stunt. Now a bench of Justice DY Chandrachud and Justice JB Pardiwala in the matter directed the Commissioner of Delhi Police to take necessary steps to ensure that the amount of fine imposed on both is recovered.
SC directs Delhi Police to ensure recovery of Rs 10 lakh imposed on petitioner challenging ex-CJI Dipak Misra’s appointment
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The court said that the Delhi Police Commissioner should duly implement the order given earlier by the court. Thereby preventing persons of equal status with the petitioners from following the practice adopted by the petitioners in this case. The court had imposed a fine of Rs 10 lakh each against each of the petitioners. In the present case a
Petitioner Mukesh Jain in his petition had claimed himself to be an engineer from IIT Roorkee (in Hindi medium). The court was told that the Cuttack address of Mukesh Jain could not be found. Due to which the want issued against him could not be served.
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During the hearing, Additional Solicitor General Aishwarya Bhati said that the Commissioner of Delhi Police would now take necessary steps to ensure that the order of this Court regarding award of cost is duly implemented, which is recovered as arrears of land revenue. Will be done. The court directed the commissioner to take steps and file a status report of compliance within a period of three months. The court has listed the matter for further hearing on November 7.