November 28, 2021

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CBI Seeks Sanction To Prosecute Former High Court Judge SN Shukla In Corruption Case


Justice SN Shukla retired in July 2020. (File)

New Delhi:

The CBI has sought sanction from the Allahabad Substantial Court to prosecute previous Allahabad High Court docket judge SN Shukla in the infamous healthcare university admission corruption scenario involving greater judiciary.

The CBI had registered a corruption situation on December 4, 2019 against then sitting Allahabad High Courtroom judge Shri Narayan Shukla together with IM Quddusi, retired Chhattisgarh Significant Court choose and four other individuals for obtaining a favourable buy to a Lucknow-based medical college or university in lieu of unlawful gratification.

As the Supreme Court’s in-house probe disclosed gross misconduct on the component of Justice SN Shukla, then Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra experienced advised for his impeachment in 2018 but he was not impeached even although Justice Misra’s predecessor Justice Ranjan Gogoi adopted it up with the central federal government.

Justice SN Shukla retired in July 2020.

The agency experienced alleged, “A conspiracy was hatched at New Delhi between BP Yadav, Chairman of Lucknow-primarily based Prasad Academic Have faith in, IM Quddusi, retired Justice of Hon’ble High Courtroom of Chhattisgarh, Bhawana Pandey, a private human being by means of Sudhir Giri of Venkateshwara Health-related University (Meerut) in buy to receive a favourable purchase from Justice Shri Narayan Shula of Large Court of Allahabad at Lucknow Bench by corrupt and unlawful implies. In furtherance of said conspiracy IM Quddusi engaged Justice Shri Narayan Shukla, for handling the matter.”

Prasad Institute of Healthcare Science was debarred by the Ministry of Wellness and Loved ones Welfare from admitting medical students for two years (2017-2019) due to the fact of substandard facilities and non-fulfilment of the necessary conditions in May possibly 2017.

The Overall health Ministry experienced also directed the Professional medical Council of India (MCI) to encash the Rs 2 crore lender assure submitted by Prasad Institute.

In get to receive a favourable purchase, Prasad Institute withdrew its plea from the Wellbeing Ministry buy pending before the Supreme Court docket on August 24, 2017 to go the Allahabad Superior Court docket.

Subsequently, the investigation discovered “IM Quddusi and BP Yadav met Justice Narayan Shukla on the morning of August 25, 2017 at his residence in Lucknow concerning the subject and sent illegal gratification”, sources advised NDTV.

On the same day, a bench comprising of then Allahabad Higher Court docket Decide SN Shukla read Prasad Institute’s plea and requested “we hereby immediate to record this subject on 31.08.2017, in the meanwhile the petitioner’s college or university shall not be delisted from the list of colleges notified for counselling till the following date of listing i.e. 31.08.2017. Further more, the encashment of the Bank Promise is also stayed till subsequent day of listing.”

The Health-related Council of India challenged this buy in the Supreme Courtroom, and the top rated court, although directing the financial institution assure not to be encashed, disposed the matter pending prior to the Bench of Justice SN Shukla in Allahabad High Court.

Sources added “Just after the aforesaid developments, BP Yadav pursued with IM Quddusi to get back the illegal gratification compensated to Justice Shri Narayan Shukla and element of the unlawful gratification was returned.”

As the investigation has exposed the involvement of then Superior Courtroom Judge SN Shukla in the aforesaid offence, the company has determined to chargesheet him as accused and has sought sanction from the Allahabad Superior Courtroom.



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