Article 226 discretion not to be exercised when petitioner lacks bonafides, Delhi HC

Aditi Singh June 9 2019
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The Delhi High Court has held that its discretion under Article 226 of the Constitution should not be exercised when the conduct of the persons invoking the jurisdiction is not genuine or bona fide.

It thus refused to grant any relief in favour of a person facing serious allegations of money laundering and was prima facie found to be not co-operating with the investigation.

The judgment was passed by a Division Bench of former Chief Justice Rajendra Menon

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