Patna HC withdraws judicial work from Justice Rakesh Kumar after his order on corruption in the judicial system

Aditi Singh August 29 2019
Justice Rakesh Kumar

The Patna High Court has withdrawn all judicial work from one of its sitting judges, Justice Rakesh Kumar, after he passed a scathing order highlighting the state of corruption in the judicial system.

The order passed by Patna High Court Chief Justice Amreshwar Pratap Sahi reads,

“All the matters pending before Hon’ble Mr. Justice Rakesh Kumar, sitting singly including tied up/part heard or otherwise stand withdrawn with immediate effect.”

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