Sita Ram vs Balbir @ Bali - Supreme Court Case

 Sita Ram vs Balbir @ Bali - Supreme Court Important Judgment 2016 - 

On 15th December, 2016, in the case of Sita Ram vs Balbir @ Bali [Contempt Petition (Civil) No. 374 of 2014 in Criminal Appeal No.1834 of 2013], a three Judge Bench held two medical professionals guilty of contempt for extending medical asylum to an accused “without there being any reason or medical condition justifying” his prolonged admission “as an indoor patient as a cover to defeat” the orders passed by the Supreme Court and the trial court, and thereby aid and assist the accused in violating the order of the Supreme Court. The Bench observed that by such conduct the two medical professionals “obstructed administration of justice”. However, the Bench did not impose any punishment on the two medical professionals and granted them “one more opportunity” “to present their view on the issue of punishment.”


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