Congress Leader Rahul Gandhi slammed Central Government for transfer of Justice S Muralidhar.
Congress Leader and MP from Wayanad, Rahul Gandhi has slammed central government notification regarding transfer of Delhi HC Justice S Muralidhar, who on Wednesday grilled the centre, the state government and the Delhi Police over the violence in the national capital that left 28 dead and over 200 injured, has been transferred to the Punjab and Haryana High Court.
With his tweet, he has showed his anguish over the move of central government where judges who are not working as per the government are either being transferred or being killed. With his tweet, he has cornered the government on Justice Loya death case, who was presiding over the CBI court in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case. Family and activists suspect foul play in the sudden death of judge Loya.
Earlier on Thursday, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra described as “sad and shameful” the transfer of the Delhi High Court justice who had on Wednesday grilled authorities over violence in the capital.
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, a senior Congress leader, said the transfer represented the government’s attempts to shake public trust in the judiciary.
The Delhi High Court Bar Association had last week condemned the transfer and demanded the Supreme Court collegium to recall the move.