Apex Court summons CBI, IB and Delhi Police on conspiracy against CJI

A bench of Supreme Court of India consisting Justices Arun Mishra, RF Nariman and Deepak Gupta summoned the heads of the CBI, Intelligence Bureau. Delhi Police at 12:30 pm today after Utsav Bains, a lawyer who claimed there was a conspiracy to frame Chief Justice India Ranjan Gogoi on sexual harassment allegations, submitted proof to the Supreme Court in a sealed cover. “It isn’t an enquiry. We are meeting the chiefs of CBI, IB, Delhi Police. They will meet judges in the chamber at 12:30 pm,” the court said. It will hear the matter again at 3 pm.

A few days ago, a 35-year-old woman that used to work as a junior court assistant at the Supreme Court of India. He wrote to 22 judges of the court alleging that Chief Justice of India. Ranjan Gogoi had made sexual advances on her at his residence office on October 10 and 11, 2018. While Chief Justice Gogoi has strongly denied the allegations by a former Supreme Court employee. He said the independence of the judiciary “under threat” and it “cannot make a scapegoat”.

The Supreme Court, in a hearing on Tuesday, had served notice to Mr Bains. He alleged that he asked to frame the CJI. The apex Court told Mr Bainsto to explain his affidavit today. To clarify his claim that he knew the chain of events and would submit names of those involved in a sealed cover.

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