New Delhi: Supreme Court judge Arijit Pasayat escaped unhurt when a taxi hit his official vehicle as he was returning home here on Thursday.

The incident took place near the Congress headquarters on Akbar Road around 4.20 p.m., a senior police official said.

Case registered

Taxi driver Jaswinder Singh was arrested and a case of rash and negligent driving registered against him. Mr. Justice Pasayat is on the Constitution Bench hearing petitions challenging 27 per cent reservation for the Other Backward Classes in Central educational institutions.

He is also heading a Bench dealing with the issue of sealing unauthorised constructions in the capital. — PTI

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