Allahabad HC Denies Apology to Contemnor for offensive remarks against Judges

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Paridhi Arya

Published on: April 4, 2022 at 13:15 IST

In the case of Criminal Contempt, Allahabad High Court denied to give an unconditional apology to the Contemnor.

Contemnor is serving in Naini Central Jail in Prayagraj where he is imprisoned.

He filed affidavit asking for Unconditional Apology.

The two judge Bench of Justice Suneet Kumar and Justice Umesh Chandra Sharma issued this order against the contemnor Vikram Sharma who said in his 2016 letter that ‘All the Judges, Employees and officers are dishonest and murderers of Indian Constitution.’

In this letter to Prime Minister, CJI, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Chief Justice of Allahabad High Court he also claimed that the Constitution of India would be buried on January 1, 2017 and the ashes would be spread on murderers and also said that he was representing 125 crores Indians in letter.

In his letter, he alleged the people by naming them that they had tortured not only him but his colleagues, he filed an FIR against them with Senior Superintendent of Police.

In this matter Court denied the requirement of notice to file reply as the contemnor was present in the court in person.

He filed on April 4, 2022 in affidavit asking for unconditional apology from Court.

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