Ahmedabad, April 10: Justice B.J. Sethna, who manhandled and abused a fellow high court judge, has resigned.
Gujarat High Court sources confirmed that Sethna had sent his resignation to President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam two days before he was to join the high court in Sikkim, considered a punishment posting for a judge due for promotion.
While Sethna resigned, two years before retirement in July 2009, Justice P.B. Majumdar, the man abused, was today sworn in as a judge in the high court of Rajasthan where he was transferred following the unsavoury development.