Sanjay Kundu vs Registrar General, High Court of Himachal Pradesh 2024 INSC 43 : [2024] 1 S.C.R. 442- HC Direction Transferring DGP

Summary: High Court issued directions transferring the petitioner out of the post of DGP – The allegations which were levelled by the complainant are that the petitioner, in his official capacity, intervened in a civil dispute and attempted to used his office to intimidate the complainant- Setting aside HC direction, the SC held: The consequence of shifting out of an IPS officer has serious consequences. The order was passed without an opportunity to the petitioner to contest the allegations against him or to place his response before the Court. There was thus a manifest miscarriage of procedural justice.

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