‘Ex-judge paying bribe to get post unfortunate’
Observing it “is most unfortunate that a former judge of the High Court has paid bribe for securing the post of Governor”, the High Court of Karnataka stated that act of the previous choose has not solely “lowered the prestige of a judge” but additionally “affected the image of Governor’s post”.
Justice K. Natarajan made these observations whereas dismissing petitions looking for bail filed by Yuvaraj, who was arrested in a number of circumstances of dishonest individuals of crores of rupees by promising to get them posts like that of the Governor, chairpersons of boards and companies, jobs in authorities departments, and in settling land disputes having enormous monetary stakes.
Among many individuals, B.S. Indrakala, a former choose of the High Court, had additionally lodged a grievance with the police that she had paid ₹8.5 crore to Yuvaraj as he had assured her to get the post of Governor.
While denying bail to Yuvaraj in six totally different felony circumstances, the High Court puzzled how the Justice of the Peace may grant bail to him within the case lodged by Ms. Indrakala.
“It is most unfortunate that the State has not chosen to file any application for cancellation of the bail granted by the magistrate,” the High Court noticed.