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Feb 06, 2019 09:31 PM IST | Legal

Centre, AG take different stance over punishing Prashant Bhushan for 'contempt' tweets in CBI case

Calling Venugopal 'Bhismpitama' and magnanimous in not seeking punishment for Bhushan, the Centre said it wants that punishment should be awarded to Bhushan as deterrence.
A bench of Justices Arun Mishra and Navin Sinha said however that punishment for a lawyer should be the last resort, and referred to its recent verdict in which it held that contempt is 'Brahmastra' which is to be used sparingly.
Published Date: Feb 6th, 2019 09:20 PM | Updated Date: Feb 06, 2019 09:31 PM IST
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