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SC staff axed over Ambani exemption eye return

Efforts are on by a section of Supreme Court registry officials to facilitate the return of two officials removed last year for allegedly tampering with a judicial order to exempt the presence of industrialist Anil Ambani in a contempt case, The Telegraph has learnt.

The final decision to reinstate the former court masters – assistant registrars Manav Sharma and Tapan Kumar Chakraborty – can, however, be taken only by Chief Justice of India S.A. Bobde, who is also the top court’s administrative head.

Sharma and Chakraborty had been summarily dismissed on February 13 last year by then Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi for allegedly trying to tamper with the judicial order in the contempt case that Ericsson India had filed against Ambani.…