Today, the Supreme Court has refused to recall its order in which it had imposed a fine of Rs. 50,000 on a lawyer for filing a petition against Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, raised allegations relating to RBI’s Capital Reserve.
A justice-bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, which has further dismissed the petition and said that it would hear petitioner lawyer ML Sharma only after he deposits Rs, 50,000 as fine with the top court registry.
The justice-bench will also comprise of Justices KM Joseph and SK Kaul said that “We are not going to recall our any order. You deposit Rs. 50,000 then only we will hear your any old or new petition.”
The lawyer, who had lodged the petition against the top court’s order in his personal capacity, on Tuesday sought for an urgent hearing of his plea, accused that RBI was in a mess as its Governor Urjit Patel has also resigned from his post.
However, the Supreme Court did not entertain his plea and won’t until he pays off the compensation amount.