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Santha vs The State Of on 28 April, 2006

Madras High Court
Santha vs The State Of on 28 April, 2006
       

  

  

 
 
 IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUDICATURE AT MADRAS           

Dated: 28/04/2006 

Coram 

The Hon'ble Mr. Justice P.SATHASIVAM   
and 
The Hon'ble Mr. Justice J.A.K.SAMPATHKUMAR      

Habeas Corpus Petition No.253 of 2006 


Santha                                                 ... Petitioner

-Vs-

1. The State of
Tamil Nadu, 
rep. by its Secretary to Government,
Prohibition and Excise Department,
Fort St. George, Secretariat,
Chennai 600 009. 

2. The District Magistrate
        and District Collector,
Vellore District, Vellore.                              ... Respondents

        Petition  under  Article  226  of  the  Constitution  of India for the
issuance of a writ of habeas corpus to call for the records in connection with
the order of detention passed by the second respondent, dated 17 .02.2006,  in
Office Ref.    No.16/2006  against the petitioner's mother by name Muniyammal,
now confined in Special Prison, Vellore, Vellore District, set aside the  same
and  direct  the respondents to produce the abvoesaid detenue before Court and
set her at liberty.

!For Petitioner         :  Mr.E.Kannadasan

^For Respondents        :  Mr.V.Arul,
                        Govt.  Advocate (Crl.  Side)

:O R D E R 

(Order of the Court was made by P.SATHASIVAM, J.)

Learned Government Advocate informs this Court that, by Government
Order in G.O.Rt.No.686, Prohibition & Excise (IX) Department, dated 10
.04.2006, the detention order passed against the detenue has been revoked. He
has also produced a copy of the Government Order. Accordingly, no
adjudication is required in this matter. Habeas Corpus Petition is dismissed
as infructuous.

JI.

To

1. Secretary to Government,
Prohibition and Excise Department,
Fort St. George, Secretariat,
Chennai 600 009.

2. The District Magistrate
and District Collector,
Vellore District, Vellore.

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