SC issues stay order on the summons issued by Lok Sabha Secretariat’s committee of privileges to Jharkhand SP.

08 Sept 2020

SC issues stay order on the summons issued by Lok Sabha Secretariat’s committee of privileges to Jharkhand  SP.

The Supreme Court has put a stay order on the summon issued by the Lok Sabha Secretariat’s Committee of Privileges to the Superitendent of Police, Deoghar, to appear before it tomorrow on the matter of complaint filed by the BJP MP from Jharkhand. The MP has filed the complaint with the committee of privileges claiming that some of the members from the JMM-led Jharkhand has allegedly conspired to defame him and his family by getting their name in false criminal cases with the sole purpose of causing hindrance with his working as a lawmaker.

A single judge bench comprising of Justice L N Rao gave the order, while he was hearing a plea filed by the Jharkhand’s acting Director General of police M V Rao who has sought a direction to the Lok Sabha Secretariat, and the committee of Privileges to produce the records pertaining to the proceedings for alleged breach of privilege initiated on the MP’s complaint.