first_imgThe PIL had sought that the competent authority make aThe PIL had sought that the competent authority make a reference to the apex court to hold an inquiry against Balakrishnan.”The main allegation pertains to purchasing benami properties in the names of his daughters, sons-in-law and brother. The respondent no. 2 (Balakrishnan) and his kin continue to enjoy these properties or the profits earned from them even at present,” the petition has claimed.The PIL also sought a direction to the government to comply with the Supreme Courts May 10, 2012 order by which it had asked the then President to take a decision on a complaint filed before her against Balakrishnan regarding his alleged misconduct during his tenure as a judge in the apex court.The apex court, however, had refused to direct the Centre to recommend a Presidential reference for removal of Balakrishnan as the NHRC chief. PTI MNL SJK RKS VMNlast_img read more

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