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Corruption Case Against High Court Judge To Favor A Party Against Rule Of Law

Delhi High Court Shameet Mukherjee vs C.B.I. on 5 September, 2003 Equivalent citations: 2003(70)DRJ327 JUDGMENT S.K. Agarwal, J. 1. By this petition under Sections 439 read with  Section 482  of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (for short ' Cr.P.C .'), petitioner, who was a former judge of this Court, is seeking bail in the case R.C No. 3(A)/2003/ACU-X/CBI/AC-III, New Delhi under  Sections 120-B , IPC, read with  Sections 7 ,  8 ,  11  and  12  read with  Sections 13(2)  &  13(1)  of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 (hereinafter 'POC Act'). 2. CBI has filed reply opposing the petition and also praying for cancellation of interim bail granted to the petitioner vide order dated 5.5.2003 passed in Crl. M. (M) No. 1817/2003. On 4.6.2003 Hon'ble Mr. Justice B.A. Khan, while issuing notice, extended the interim bail till further orders, observing: "Meanwhile, he is asking for extension of interim bail granted to him by order dated 5.5.2003 on medical