October 10, 2020 1:49 am
The court took note of the fact that Oza chose to go to press with the allegations instead of the chief justice and that his tendering an apology to the court showed he did not stand by the utterances.
October 10, 2020 10:57 pm
A veteran Senior Advocate, Oza has dabbled in politics, and has been president of the High Court’s Bar association for over two decades. The High Court has noted his ‘repeated acts and conduct of contempt’, and concluded that his apology is ‘not bona fide and lacks sincerity’.
October 08, 2020 5:48 am
Oza called the HC a “gambling den” to spread sensationalism, the court observed on June 9, while slapping him with the notice under Sections 2(c) and 15 of the Contempt of Courts Act for criminal contempt
September 10, 2020 12:22 am
A bench headed by Justice S K Kaul pointed out that the High Court was set to pass some orders in the matter next week.
August 28, 2020 3:13 pm
The High Court had initiated criminal contempt proceedings against Oza for making “scurrilous” remarks that the court deemed as undermining the authority of the courts.
August 20, 2020 5:05 am
The material produced was a letter written by Yatin Oza addressed to the Chief Justice of the Gujarat HC, “making serious allegations against one of the sitting judges,” which was then circulated on WhatsApp.
August 07, 2020 2:03 am
Appearing for Oza, Senior Advocate A M Singhvi said Oza’s complaint was against the Registry and not the judges. Justice Kaul pointed out, “This is not a sole episode. Look at his age.”