No money, says brother judge

Justice P.C. Ghose was explaining that the amount taken as loan from a near and dear one could not be counted as ‘disproportionate assets’. “Now take the case of a son borrowing from his father... is it per se illegal? Or I take a loan from my brother [Justice Roy] here... can it be termed disproportionate assets,” Justice Ghose asked the Karnataka side.

Suddenly, Justice Roy, who was till then reading some case documents, turned to his side and looked at the lead judge on the Bench. Justice Ghose stopped mid-sentence and returned the scrutiny. “Brother, I have to express my reservations here. I don’t have that kind of money,” Justice Roy told his fellow judge, suppressing a smile as the court burst out in laughter.

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