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SC Permits Bhushan, Shourie and Ram to Withdraw Plea Against 'Contempt Law'

Supreme Court permitted Prashant Bhushan, Arun Shourie, and N Ram to withdraw their plea challenging constitutionality of the offence of 'scandalizing the court' under Section 2(c)(i) of the Contempt of Courts Act, 1971, on August 13. Senior advocate Rajeev Dhawan informed the bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra, that petitioners wanted to withdraw the plea and did not want "this to be entangled" with other similar petitions in the court.

Thu, 13 Aug 2020 - 01:49 PM / by Kajol Pravina

Tags: Supreme Court, Prashant Bhushan, Arun Shourie, N Ram, The Contempt of Court Act

Courtesy: India Today