The High Court noted that Lieutenant Governor of Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (GNCTD) is bound to act upon the aid and advice of the Council of Ministers who are directly elected by the citizens of Delhi and the Centre's "executive fiat" siding with him is "suspect".

It observed that mandate of the people "must" be respected by the LG of GNCTD if there was no other "constitutional or legal fetter". The findings were part of a judgement in which the high court held that the Anti-Corruption Branch of the NCT government has the jurisdiction to arrest policemen.
The High Court dismissed the bail application of a head constable, who was arrested by the ACB in a corruption case. "After the judgement was reserved in the present application, the Ministry of Home Affairs has issued a notification...on May 21, 2015 thereby further amending the notification dated November 8, 1993 and, inter alia, providing that 'ACB police station shall not take any cognisance of the offences against officers, employees and functionaries of the Central Government'.

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