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Patna High Court Places Chief Judicial Magistrate, Motihari Under Suspension [Read Order]

Sparsh Upadhyay
9 Jan 2021 4:12 PM GMT
Patna High Court Places Chief Judicial Magistrate, Motihari Under Suspension [Read Order]
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The Patna High Court has issued an order dated Thursday (07th January) informing that it has placed Sudhir Kumar Sinha, CJM, Motihari under suspension with immediate effect. It may be noted that as per the report of Hindi News Portal, Prabhat Khabar, the Patna High Court has taken this action against Motihari CJM (Sudhir Kumar Sinha) as he had passed a controversial bail...

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The Patna High Court has issued an order dated Thursday (07th January) informing that it has placed Sudhir Kumar Sinha, CJM, Motihari under suspension with immediate effect.

It may be noted that as per the report of Hindi News Portal, Prabhat Khabar, the Patna High Court has taken this action against Motihari CJM (Sudhir Kumar Sinha) as he had passed a controversial bail order.

He has been placed under suspension in exercise of the powers conferred by Sub-rule (1) of Rule 6 of the Bihar Judicial Service (Classification, Control and Appeal) Rules, 2020.

The Order will remain in force till the pendency of the enquiry or until further orders with his headquarters attached with the District Judgeship's at Motihari.

It has been further ordered that during the period that the instant order shall remain in force, Sudhir Kumar Sinha, C.J.M., Motihari will not leave the station without obtaining the previous permission.

He shall be entitled to get subsistence allowance as per Rule 96 of the Bihar Service Code during the suspension period.

In related news, the Patna High Court had, in October 2020, issued an order placing 4 Judicial Officers under suspension as disciplinary proceeding against them were pending.

Also, accepting the full bench resolution of the Uttarakhand High Court and on the recommendation of the State Government, the Uttarakhand government had dismissed a Civil Judge from service for allegedly torturing a minor girl (13-year-old) who worked as a domestic help at her residence in Haridwar, Uttarakhand.

The U'khand Government had issued a notification dated Wednesday (21st October) notifying that the Government had removed Deepali Sharma, Civil Judge (Senior Division) (Under Suspension) from Service.

The Uttarakhand High Court has also suspended Prashant Joshi, District Judge, Dehradun who fixed the official board of District Judge, Dehradun on a private Audi Car and travelled in it to a camp court on December 21 and 22.

Importantly, against the owner (Kewal Krishan Soin) of the Audi car, an FIR under Section 420, 467, 468, 471 & 120-B IPC is registered at Police Station Rajpur, District Dehradun and his Writ Petition (Criminal), praying for quashment of the FIR is pending before the High Court.

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