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.04.2006, the detention order passed against the detenue has been revoked.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
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.