M Nageswara Rao was given the instruction after being found guilty of violating an orderNEW DELHI: In a putdown rare even for India’s sometimes dramatic court proceedings, the country’s Supreme Court told the former chief of federal police on Tuesday to “sit in one corner” and fined him INR 100,000 for disobeying the court. “Please go and sit in one corner till the rising of the court. Fine to be deposited in one week,” Ranjan Gogoi, the court’s chief justice, told him after the court found him guilty of contempt of court. Google to face Android abuse probe in IndiaRao proceeded to sit in a corner and appeared to be avoidingeye contact with anyone, a witness said. Bizarre orders and courtroom drama are fairly common in Indian courts, but lawyers and court officials said such a direction towards a senior CBI official in the Supreme Court was unprecedented.
Source: The Express Tribune February 12, 2019 16:18 UTC