SC Holds CBI Ex-Interim Director Nageswara Rao Guilty of Contempt For Transferring Officer Probing Bihar Shelter Home Cases
The apex court also imposed a fine of Rs 1 lakh on Rao and CBI Director of Prosecution S Bhasu Ram.
New Delhi: The Supreme Court Tuesday held then acting CBI director M Nageswara Rao and the Director of Prosecution (DoP) of the agency S Bhasu Ram guilty of its contempt and asked them to remain seated in the courtroom till it rises as punishment.
The apex court imposed a fine of Rs 1 lakh each on them for wilfully disobeying its order by transferring CBI joint Director A K Sharma who was probing the Bihar shelter home sexual assault cases.
The top court had issued contempt notice against Rao for transferring Sharma.