A Supreme Court Bench led by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi on Friday said withdrew protection from arrest earlier given to the former Kolkata police commissioner
“We have withdrawn the protection given to Rajeev Kumar vide order dated February 5.”
The bench also comprises of Sanjeev Khanna and comprise of Deepak Gupta.
Pronouncing the order, Justice Sanjeev Khanna also said, “We are leaving it to the CBI to act in accordance with law. Our February 5 order will continue for seven days from today to enable Rajeev Kumar to approach the competent court for relief.”
The bench also observed that we have expressed our concern as to what has happened in the matter.
In the hearing the apex court also added that its February 5 order granting interim protection to Kumar will continue for seven days from Friday to enable him to approach the competent court for legal remedy.
The Bench asked the CBI to act in accordance with law in the case.
One of the advocates who appeared for Kumar said that as per the apex court order, Kumar cannot be arrested in the next seven days.