Today, a Division Bench of Hon’ble Justice Sonia Gokani and Hon’ble Justice NV Anjaria, pronounced punishment to Adv Yati Oza in contempt proceedings.
The Court has inflicted fine of Rs. 2000/- and sentence till rising of court for committing contempt of the court.
Yesterday the Gujrat High Court had pronounced its Judgment holding Adv Yati Oza guilty of Criminal Contempt of Court. Read Here
However the Sentence has been stayed to allow Mr Oza to appeal against the order before the Supreme Court. This was provided on the request made by Sr. Adv. Mihir Joshi.
These contempt proceedings pertain to satement given by Adv Oza in a Facebook Live Conference held June 2020, where he alleged that registry of the High Court of Gujrat was following corrupt practices and favouring the high profile people including smugglers.
Earlier the Gujrat High Court also recalled its Full Court decision of designating Adv Yatin Oza as Senior Advocate.