The Delhi High Court in the case Court On Its Own Motion v. Brijesh Shukla observed and has discharged a litigant wherein the criminal contempt proceedings initiated against him for calling the Delhi judiciary corrupt, levelling allegations against a judicial officer and using the abusive language against him. The Division bench comprising of Justice Suresh Kumar Kait and Justice Shailender Kaur in the case observed and has accepted the unconditional apology which is tendered by the contemner, Brijesh Shukla, who submitted before the bench that he made complaints and allegation against the judiciary ‘just out of sheer frustration.’ The court in the case stated that he tenders an unconditional apology for making such comment and remorse to this effect and undertakes before the said court that he shall be careful in future. The court stated with regards to the above and unconditional apology tendered by respondent, this court hereby discharge the respondent from the contempt proceedings. In the present case, the suo motu criminal contempt proceedings were initiated against Shukla in terms of the directions which are issued by the Vigilance Committee for members of DHJS and DJS in the year 2019. Therefore, the suit has been filed by Shukla before the trial court against a company who misappropriated his money, he had to get from the Fiji Government, for whom he was working as a contractor in Fiji. The suit filed was partially decreed ex-parte whereby it was held that the company was not liable to pay any amount to Shukla. The court noted that the allegations made against the judicial officer and the entire judiciary was out of sheer frustration and depression. The court while considering the facts and circumstances of the case observed and has stated that the respondent submits that as he had not engaged any counsel so he was not aware that by making such allegations against the judiciary and judicial system will initiate contempt proceedings. He also submitted that he made complaints and allegation against the judiciary like he made against any other authority and this is just out of sheer frustration.