SC judge recuses from hearing Bofors case

Supreme Court judge, Justice A M Khanwilkar, on Tuesday recused himself from hearing a plea relating to the Rs 64-crore Bofors pay-off case. A bench presided over by Chief Justice Dipak Misra and also comprising Justice D Y Chandrachud, ordered for listing the plea filed by a BJP leader and advocate Ajay Agrawal, challenging discharge of the Hinduja brothers, for consideraton before a new bench on March 28. When the apex court bench was about to take up the plea by Agrawal, Justice Khanwilkar preferred to withdraw from the case. Agrawal was earlier asked by the bench to establish his l