No contempt proceedings initiated against Rajdeep Sardesai, clarifies SC

No contempt proceedings initiated against Rajdeep Sardesai, clarifies SC

Rajdeep Sardesai. Tribune file photo

Satya Prakash
Tribune News Service
New Delhi, February 16

The Supreme Court on Tuesday night clarified that no contempt proceedings have been initiated against journalist Rajdeep Sardesai.

“This is in context with news item being flashed in some news channels about initiating suo moto criminal contempt proceeding against Mr. Rajdeep Sardesai  by Supreme court, it is made clear that no such proceeding has been initiated against Mr. Rajdeep Sardesai. However status shown at Supreme Court website vide case no. SMC (Crl) 02/2021 has been placed inadvertently. Appropriate action to rectify the same is under process," SC spokesperson said.

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