In a shocking incident, the sitting Delhi High Court Judge Valmiki Mehta passed way on Friday due to cardiac arrest.
As per few reports, Mehta was unwell for the past few days and was not attending the court proceedings
Born on June 6, 1959 at Mumbai, Mehta finished his schooling from Kendriya Vidyalaya, in Vishakhapatnam. Later he completed graduation in B.Com(H) from Sri Venkateshwara College, Delhi University and LL.B. from Campus Law Centre, Delhi University.
Mehta had begun his career as an advocate in 1982 and was designated as a Senior Advocate in 2001, at the age of 42 years.
Justice Mehta assumed office as Additional Judge of the Delhi High Court on April 15, 2009.
“The news of sudden demise of Justice Valmiki J Mehta, judge High Court of Delhi has come as a shock to legal fraternity and a big loss to the Bar and the Bench. I on my behalf and on behalf of Bar Council of Delhi (BCD) convey heartfelt condolence,” said K C Mittal, Chairman, Bar Council of Delhi.
His son is married to CJI Ranjan Gogoi’s daughter