New Delhi, Feb 12 (PTI) The Supreme Court Tuesday held then acting CBI director M Nageswara Rao and the Director of Prosecution (DoP) of the agency S Bhasu Ram guilty of its contempt and asked them to remain seated in the courtroom till it rises as punishment.

The apex court imposed a fine of Rs 1 lakh each on them for wilfully disobeying its order by transferring CBI joint Director A K Sharma who was probing the Bihar shelter home sexual assault cases.

The top court had issued contempt notice against Rao for transferring Sharma.

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