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The former judge of Uttar Pradesh had topped the Uttarakhand Judicial Service, but ultimately he has been dismissed first from the UP Judicial Services and later from the Uttarakhand Service in a controversy. Former UP judge Rahul Singh was selected in the judicial service of Uttar Pradesh in 2013. Later he secured first rank in the judicial examination of Uttarakhand, but was later dismissed. What ultimately happened was that the former judge was shown the way. Come, let us know about it.
Uttarakhand The High Court has dismissed the plea of former UP judge Rahul Singh alleging that he had concealed material facts about his earlier tenure as magistrate in Auraiya district after securing first rank in the judicial examinations in the neighboring state. Later there was a demand to reinstate him in Uttarakhand.
Former judge Singh, while applying for Uttarakhand Judicial Services in 2019, in which he topped, did not disclose the fact that he was dismissed from UP Judicial Services following a controversy in 2014.
Former judge was dismissed on charges of assault
Let us tell you that he was selected in the UP Judicial Services in June 2013 and he worked as a Judicial Magistrate. On September 7, 2014, Singh, along with a group of other fellow probationers, went to a resort in Lucknow.
There he consumed alcohol and allegedly assaulted a fellow probationer. After this incident, action was taken against him. Eleven probationers were dismissed after that incident.
Topped in the Higher Judicial Examination of Uttarakhand
After this he started working as a lawyer and after a few years a vacancy came up in Uttarakhand High Court. This vacancy was of Higher Judicial Service. He applied for the vacancy and took the exam and topped the exam.
He had mentioned in his application that he had worked as a Judicial Magistrate from 2023 to 2017. Later, when information about action against him came, the Uttarakhand High Court sought information from him and his services were canceled and he was dismissed.
After this, Rahul Singh filed a petition against this decision in the bench of Chief Justice Vipin Sanghi and Justice Rakesh Thapliyal, but the division bench rejected his petition.