By LE Desk
New Delhi, April 30: The Supreme Court on Friday paid homage to former attorney general and noted jurist Soli Sorabjee, who passed away on Friday morning after getting infected with COVID-19.
A bench of Chief Justice N V Ramana and Justices Surya Kant and AS Bopanna, just before the start of the day’s court proceedings via video conference, said, “It a very sad news that human rights fighter Soli has passed away this morning. We pray for the gentle soul”, news agency PTI reported.
The 91-year-old had served as the Attorney General for India from 1989-90 and then from 1998-2004.
He was admitted to a private hospital here after getting infected with COVID-19.