Lawyer Typical KK Venugopal on Tuesday agreed to initiate prison contempt proceedings from YouTuber Ajeet Bharti for his alleged “scurrilous” remarks in a single of his movies in opposition to the Supreme Court and its judges.
“I come across that the contents of the video clip which has been viewed by about 1.7 lakh viewers are vituperative, gross and remarkably derogatory to the Supreme Court docket of India and the judiciary as a total currently being clearly supposed to denigrate the courts.
“The allegations manufactured by Mr Ajeet Bharti versus the Supreme Courtroom are, amid other matters, of bribery, favouritism and abuse of power,” the top regulation officer mentioned in his letter of consent.
Kritika Singh, a lawyer, had penned to KK Venugopal searching for the grant of consent underneath Area 15 of the Contempt of Courts Act, a ailment precedent for initiating a legal contempt by a person, other than the courtroom.
She experienced referred to some alleged objectionable responses produced by Ajeet Bharti against the major courtroom and its judges in his video clip of June 24 this yr.