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The Bihar State Government has issued a notification notifying the dismissals of three Judicial Officers of lower judiciary from service, for their highly objectionable and improper conduct. The dismissed officials are Hari Niwar Gupta, Jitendra Nath Singh and Komal Ram. As per the report, the three were allegedly caught in compromising position with women inside a hotel in Nepal in January, 2013.
The notification which quotes a communication issued by the Patna High Court, added that their dismissals shall be deemed effective from February 12, 2014 and they would stand deprived of all post-retirement benefits.
The matter was highlighted by a Nepal based newspaper on 29 January, 2013 and it was mentioned that the three judges were caught inside a hotel in a compromising position with women by Nepal police, but were later released somehow.