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Justice Sunil Gaur, who denied bail to PC, retires

IANS | August 22, 2019 10:53 PM

NEW DELHI: Justice Sunil Gaur who passed the order denying anticipatory bail to former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram and businessman Ratul Puri, retired on Thursday.

A full court reference was addressed to Justice Gaur who also handled the trial in sensational Shivani Bhatnagar murder case.

Born on August 23, 1957, Justice Gaur began his career in legal profession at Punjab and Haryana High Court in the year 1984 and in the year 1995 joined Delhi Higher Judicial Service.

On April 11, 2008, he was entrusted with higher responsibility when he was elevated as a judge of the Delhi High Court. He became Permanent Judge in the year 2012.

Before his retirement, Justice Gaur was hearing bail matters along with criminal appeals of the year 2014 and 2019, Criminal Miscellaneous Main cases of the years 2017 and '19, cases relating to sexual harrasment and Criminal Revision Petitions of the years 2018 and 2019.

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