SAIBY JOSE KIDANGOOR RESIGNS AS KERALA HC ADVOCATES’ ASSOCIATION PRESIDENT 

Saiby Jose Kidangoor is at present within the Kerala Police’s eye for investigation, over allegations of a bribery rip-off to fleece shoppers beneath the pretext of utilizing it to bribe a number of Excessive Courtroom Judges. 

Amid a number of controversies, Advocate Saiby Jose Kidangoor is surrounded by allegations upon him, of a bribery rip-off. He stepped down because the President of the Kerala Excessive Courtroom Advocates’ Affiliation (KHCAA) on Wednesday. 

A Few days again, the Kerala Excessive Courtroom refused to cross orders in a plea filed by Kidangoor to quash the primary info registered towards him by the Kerala Police, on fleecing lakhs of rupees from his shoppers beneath the pretext of utilizing the cash to bribe the judges of the Kerala Excessive Courtroom. Kidangoor’s resignation got here days after this motion of the Kerala HC. 

In response to a discover issued by the KHCAA, the Government Committee thought-about the resignation letter submitted by Kidangoor, and unanimously determined to simply accept his resignation. 

Adv. Kidangoor expressed a ‘wounded coronary heart’ in his resignation letter. He saved up with the stance because the allegations towards him that they had been false and cooked up by some legal professionals, constituting the KHCAA, who’ve some grudges and vendetta towards him. 

He stated that the allegations have stamped a blemish on all the authorized area and justice supply system. He emphasised the ‘hollowness’ of the allegations and stated that all the cooked-up conspiracy can be uncovered. He believed that it will solely be honest to surrender on the place of the President of KHCAA until then. 

His resignation letter learn “I firmly consider that my resignation will surely assist to spare the members of the Bar from being vexed and confronted with any disagreeable scenario arising out of the entire scandal. Due to this fact, within the health of the issues, I’m prompted to take this determination to alleviate from all of the duties because the President of the Kerala Excessive Courtroom Advocates’ Affiliation.” 

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Advocate Saiby Jose Kidangoor was not too long ago elected because the President of the KHCAA, and was cemented in an argument, burdened with allegations towards him by his fellow legal professionals, which began gaining momentum by means of the social media. 

It was discovered on a Fb submit put up by a lawyer stating that Kidangoor has been accumulating massive sums of cash from his shoppers, together with some celeb shoppers saying that he would put it to use to bribe numerous judges together with Justices A Muhammed Mustaque, PV Kunhikrishnan, Ziyad Rahman AA. 

The report drafted by the Register Normal, was despatched to the Chief Justice, the vigilance wing, then to the Kerala Police, that took up the investigation. 

Submit the inquiry, the Ernakulam Central Police Station registered an FIR towards Kidangoor on February 1. 

He was booked beneath Part 420 of IPC for dishonest and dishonesty inducing the supply of property, which is a cognizable and non-bailable offense. He was additionally booked beneath Part 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act.  

The preliminary investigation had indicated that there’s a substance to the allegations towards Kidangoor, that led to the registration of an FIR towards him. 

He then approached the Kerala HC with a plea to quash the FIR. The Courtroom nonetheless determined to ask the prosecutor to get directions earlier than admitting the plea and refused to grant him any interim safety. 

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Justice Kauser Edapaggath declared the plea untimely. He questioned the President that why he tried to quash the FIR moderately than proving his innocence by legislation. 

The Courtroom then said that “Let the Police discover out the reality! That is untimely. If finally the police don’t get any materials towards you, then, in fact, the case towards you wouldn’t stand.” 

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