Delhi

Man throws shoe at judge

Unhappy over the acquittal of an accused in a 2011 murder case, a man hurled his shoes at a Saket Court judge here on Friday, the police said. Manoj Kumar, a 34-year-old resident of Taimur Nagar, was arrested for throwing a shoe at Judge Lokesh Kumar Sharma.

The police said that Mr. Kumar was a witness in the 2011 murder case.

Mr. Kumar was booked for obstructing a public servant from discharging his functions and assaulting or using criminal force to deter public servant from discharge of his duty.

A letter from the Editor


Dear reader,

We have been keeping you up-to-date with information on the developments in India and the world that have a bearing on our health and wellbeing, our lives and livelihoods, during these difficult times. To enable wide dissemination of news that is in public interest, we have increased the number of articles that can be read free, and extended free trial periods. However, we have a request for those who can afford to subscribe: please do. As we fight disinformation and misinformation, and keep apace with the happenings, we need to commit greater resources to news gathering operations. We promise to deliver quality journalism that stays away from vested interest and political propaganda.

Support Quality Journalism
Recommended for you
This article is closed for comments.
Please Email the Editor

Printable version | Jun 4, 2020 3:02:59 PM | https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Delhi/man-throws-shoe-at-judge/article19520378.ece

Next Story