New Delhi: Calling for the immediate arrest of Rajya Sabha member Amar Singh, eminent lawyer and team Anna member Prashant Bhushan said the politician has repeatedly claimed of influencing a Judge which is a contempt of court. 

Bhushan flayed Delhi police on the issue of controversial CD which has the recorded telephonic conversation between his father senior lawyer Shanti Bhushan and Singh.

He said, “The Delhi Police without any delay should arrest Singh because he on several occasions has claimed of having influenced a Judge to affect the court order. It is not just illegal but also a contempt of court.”

Singh had said that in order to benefit Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav in a matter, he had arranged a meeting between Shanti Bhushan and the SP chief.

The noted lawyer also questioned to the abrupt ending of the investigation into the controversial CD issue. He said, “The way Delhi Police had overlooked the theory of the fake CD of the Chandigarh forensic lab, it is clear that from where does it take orders from.”

After political interference, Law Minister Salman Khurshid had handed over the case to the Delhi Police to ensure fair investigation into the case.

(JPN/ Bureau)