HC rejects bail plea of corporator in abetment to suicide case

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today rejected the pre-arrest bail plea of a corporator in Pune district in a case of alleged abetment of suicide of a real estate broker over a property dispute. NCP leader and corporator Deepak Mankar had approached the high court after a sessions court in Pune rejected his anticipatory bail application […]

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HC upholds detention of ‘sand smuggler’ under MPDA

The Bombay High Court has upheld an order of a Jalgaon Magistrate detaining an alleged sand smuggler under Maharashtra Prevention of Dangerous Activities Act (MPDA), saying his movements in the society might lead to disruption of public order. MPDA covers bootleggers, slumlords, sand smugglers and certain other categories of offenders whose activities are a threat […]

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Externment quashed as principles not followed

The Bombay High Court after Observing that principles of natural justice were not followed has quashed and set  aside orders of police and home department externing a resident from the limits of  Thane city for allegedly creating terror in the locality he resided. Justices Mridula Bhatkar and PV Hardas observed in a recent order that in both […]

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