Judge who gave bail to Prajapati suspended by administrative committee

Gayatri Prasad Prajapati
Prajapati sent to 14-days judicial custody

Lucknow: Justice Om Prakash Mishra was today suspended by the administrative committee of the Allahabad High Court for granting bail to former Uttar Pradesh Minister Gayatri Prajapati, accused in a gang rape case.

All powers of the Additional District and Sessions Court judge have also been seized by the court, after Chief Justice D.B. Bhonsle took a grim view of the bail granted to the Samajwadi Party (SP) leader by the judge.

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Mishra was posted in the Protection of Child Sexual Offences (Pocso) Court in Lucknow. He is set to retire on April 30.

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