23 JK judges facing enquiry
305 Judicial Officers Under Scrutiny: SC
PRESS TRUST OF INDIA
New Delhi, July 8: As many as 305 judicial officers of the rank of District Judge/Chief Judicial Magistrate serving in various courts of the country, including 23 from Jammu and Kashmir, are facing departmental enquiries for misconduct during the period between April 1, 2010 to March 31, 2011.
Uttar Pradesh tops the list with 44, followed by Rajasthan (42), Maharashtra (31), Jammu and Kashmir (23), Gujarat (22) and Andhra Pradesh (15).
Similarly, 17 judicial officers have either been discharged/ discontinued from service during or at the end of the period for misconduct.
In all 75 judicial officers of the said rank have been prematurely retired on account of various charges, according to the data furnished on Friday by the Supreme Court.
Major penalties were slapped against 38 Judicial Officers while minor penalties have been imposed on 35 others.
Lastupdate on : Fri, 8 Jul 2011 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Fri, 8 Jul 2011 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Sat, 9 Jul 2011 00:00:00 IST
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