Who among the following was prosecuted for impeachment by British Parliament?

(A) Sir John Shore
(B) Lord Clive
(C) Warren Hastings
(D) Lord Bentinck

Correct Answer : Warren Hastings
Question Asked : UPPSC (GIC) 2010, UPPSC (Mains) 2006
Explanation : Warren Hastings was prosecuted from 1788 to 1795 for impeachment for unjust and arbitrary functions, but British parliament dropped all the charges against him after considering his service. It was said that Warren Hastings had done all this for the benefit of the empire.
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