Delhi High Court Judge Justice S Muralidhar, who on Wednesday pulled up the Delhi Police over the violence in Northeast Delhi, has been transferred to the Punjab and Haryana High Court. The Supreme Court collegium had recommended the transfer of Justice Muralidhar, Justice Ranjit V More and Justice Ravi Malimath on 12 February. Notifications for the transfer of Justice More and Justice Malimath were also issued on Wednesday night. Congress and BJP spar over transferThe Congress hit out at the government over the transfer of Justice S Muralidhar with party spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala saying “It seems those doing justice in country will now not be spared.”“Delhi HC Judge S Muralidhar transferred by the government to save BJP leaders in Delhi violence case,” he was quoted as saying by PTI. Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra also tweeted that the transfer of Justice Muralidhar “isn’t shocking given the current dispensation, but it is certainly sad and shameful”.
Source: Huffington Post February 27, 2020 07:07 UTC