A lawyer who has filed a contempt motion plea within the Supreme Court towards Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah for appointing Rakesh Asthana because the Delhi Police chief has sought an pressing listening to of his petition.
The Supreme Court at present advised lawyer ML Sharma that his petition can be listed for listening to if the registry has accorded a quantity to it.
“I have filed a contempt petition against the appointment of Rakesh Asthana,” ML Sharma mentioned.
“If it is numbered, we will post it for hearing,” a bench headed by Chief Justice NV Ramana advised the lawyer.
According to the petition, the Prime Minister, who’s the top of the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet, and the Home Minister collectively determined and appointed Rakesh Asthana because the Delhi Police Commissioner.
This, the petition alleges, is towards the judgement of the highest courtroom within the Prakash Singh case.
In his petition, ML Sharma mentioned that in accordance with the Supreme Court’s judgement, an individual should have a “minimum of three months of service left prior to his appointment as the DGP”.
Rakesh Asthana, a 1984-batch IPS officer, was appointed because the Delhi Police Commissioner on July 27. His appointment got here simply days earlier than his superannuation on July 31.
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