Why Delhi HC Upheld Rakesh Asthana’s Appointment as Delhi Police Commissioner?

Rakesh Asthana

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday, 12 October, disregarded the prison venture to the appointment of Rakesh Asthana as Commissioner of the Delhi Police, locating that the petitioner had: “Not capable of making out a case calling for interference with the choice of the authorities or maybe remotely established that there’s any blot within the provider profession of [Asthana], making him mistaken for the submit in question.”

In their 77-web page judgment, the bench of Chief Justice DN Patel and Justice Jyoti Singh have refuted the arguments. That the appointment violated a Supreme Court order on police leader selections, raised with the aid of using the petitioner, suggest Sadre Alam, in addition to the Centre for Public Interest Litigation (CPIL), which had intervened within the remember and turned into represented with the aid of using advise Prashant Bhushan. 

There turned into a detail of farce to Alam’s petition, which CPIL claimed were copied verbatim from a petition filed via way of means of the NGO within the Supreme Court first. The judges rejected the argument that he could not be appointed as he had much less than 6 months earlier than retirement.



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