HC Judge Recuses from Gautam Case

HYDERABAD: Justice PV Sanjay Kumar of the High Court on Friday refused to hear the writ petition filed by senior IPS officer and home secretary P Gautam Kumar seeking the court\'s direction to

Published: 04th February 2012 04:39 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th May 2012 05:49 PM   |  A+A-

HYDERABAD: Justice PV Sanjay Kumar of the High Court on Friday refused to hear the writ petition filed by senior IPS officer and home secretary P Gautam Kumar seeking the court's direction to the Central Administrative Tribunal to dispose of his petition challenging the appointment of V Dinesh Reddy as director-general of police within two weeks.

When the matter came up before a division bench comprising chief justice Madan B.

Lokur and justice PV Sanjay Kumar, the judge recused from the matter.

The petition will be listed before another bench next week.

Gautam Kumar, who makes a claim to the DGP post to which Dinesh Reddy was appointed, complained that his petition was not being taken up by CAT despite his efforts to impress upon it the urgency in the matter.

He moved the High Court for a specific direction to the tribunal

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