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Supreme Court orders probe after Kerala High Court Judge Rajan threatens cop

  • The police officer complained that the justice threatened, hurled abuses and tried to slap him
  • Chief Justice of India has ordered a probe against the High Court justice based on the complaint
  • The police officer complained that Kerala High Court was hesitant to take action against the Justice
Supreme Court to probe complaint against High Court Justice
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Supreme Court will take action against the Kerala High Court justice who threatened and hurled abuses against a police inspector. The Chief Justice of India has ordered a probe into the allegations against

Justice P D Rajan following a complaint that he threatened, hurled abuses and tried to slap a Circle Inspector for allegedly booking a case against a close relative of the Justice.

Justice Rajan is likely to face a probe by a three member committee appointed by the Supreme Court. This will be the first case in the history of Kerala High Court if the apex court orders a probe into the allegation.

P Sreekumar, the Circle Inspector of Mavelikkara police station had complained that the High Court Justice summoned him to the chamber and hurled him with abuses for booking a case against a relative of the Justice. In the complaint to Chief Justice of India, the CI alleged that the High Court Chief Justice refrained from taking action against Justice P D Rajan. 

Also read: HC judge allegedly threatens Inspector for registering case against his brother

He had in his complaint stated that the Inspector General had come to the chamber of the Justice to take him. 
 

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