Attorney General KK Venugopal on Tuesday agreed to provoke prison contempt proceedings towards YouTuber Ajeet Bharti for his alleged “scurrilous” remarks in one in every of his movies towards the Supreme Court and its judges.
“I discover that the contents of the video which has been watched by about 1.7 lakh viewers are vituperative, gross and extremely derogatory to the Supreme Court of India and the judiciary as a complete being clearly meant to denigrate the courts.
“The letter of consent made by Mr Ajeet Bharti towards the Supreme Court are, amongst different issues, of bribery, favouritism and abuse of energy,” the highest legislation officer stated in his.
Kritika Singh, a lawyer, had written to KK Venugopal searching for the grant of consent beneath Section 15 of the Contempt of Courts Act, a situation precedent for initiating a prison contempt by an individual, apart from the courtroom.
She had referred to some alleged objectionable feedback made by Ajeet Bharti towards the highest courtroom and its judges in his video of June 24 this yr.