NEW DELHI: A day after the virtual revolt by four judges of the Supreme Court, senior advocate Dushyant Dave has alleged that Justice Arun Mishra — assigned to hear the judge Loya death case — has close relations with BJP and top politicians.
News channel CNN News18 quoted Dave as having said, “Everyone knows Justice Arun Mishra has close relations with BJP and top politicians”. He also said, “Justice Arun Mishra shouldn’t hear the Loya case.”

Meanwhile, in a further twist to the judges’ dissent, a petitioner in the case of the alleged mysterious death of Justice Loya has told Times Now, that Dave attempted to pressurise him to withdraw the case from the bench of Justice Arun Mishra.

Congress partisan Tehseen Poonawalla, the petitioner in the case, told Times Now that senior advocate Dave had tried to “bully” him into withdrawing the case from the SC bench.

Dave had apparently tried to persuade Poonawalla by alleging that Justice Mishra was a…

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