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The Desk

Constitutionally Protected Bribery?

DESK BRIEF: The Supreme Court has yet to decide if MLAs can claim immunity after taking bribes to vote in Rajya Sabha elections.

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8th Jun 2020

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MLA Bribery

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Sita Soren v Union of India

A 5 Judge Bench of the Supreme Court will decide whether a legislator enjoys immunity under Article 194(2) of the Constitution from prosecution for accepting bribes to vote in Parliament or an Assembly.

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