[Big Breaking] Supreme Court refused the request of Adv. Abhishek Manu Singhvi to stay the CBI investigation of Abhishek Banerjee. Court only stayed the part of the order of imposition of cost of ₹ 50 Lakhs
It is a big setback to Abhishek Banerjee.
In this case, Mursalin Shaikh and Indian Bar Association had filed a contempt petition against Adv. Abhishek Manu Singhvi and Abhishek Banerjee for making baseless allegations of malafides against Justice Abhijit Gangopadhyay who ordered the CBI investigation. Later, Abhishek Banerjee had withdrawn the said allegation after filing of contempt. [Mursalin Shaikh Vs Abhishek Banerjee CP (C) No. 21513 of 2023]
The detailed background of the case has been published in an earlier blog. You can find the link to the earlier blog here