Telangana: Judge asked to inquire complaint on abusive' DCP
Hyderabad: The Hyderabad High Court on Tuesday directed the principal district judge of Karimnagar to inquire into the allegations against Peddapally deputy commissioner of police abusing the High Court and its judicial officers and submit a report before the court within two months.
Justice M.S. Ramachandra Rao was dealing with a petition by P.V. Nagamani, an advocate from Secunderabad, and Gattu Krishna Rao, a retired teacher of Peddapally district, seeking declaring as illegal the failure of the state government, DGP and Peddapally police commissioner to take disciplinary action against the DCP for his illegal act of insulting and defaming the decorum and value of the High Court and its judges by uttering un-parliamentary language against them.
M.V. Rajaram, counsel appearing for the petitioners, submitted that the petitioners had approached the Peddapally police commissioner after they received threatening letters from Singareni Karmika Samakhya which is affiliated to prohibited extremists Maoists group, with a request to take necessary action against the culprits.
He told the court the commissioner endorsed the representation of the petitioners to Peddapally DCP directing him to take action on their representation . the petitioners said that when they visited the office of the DCP, he abused them and also uttered abusive words against the High Court and its judges.
Reacting to the submissions, the judge asked the district judge of Karimnagar to inquire into the matter and submit a report before the court.
Notice to colleges on GO 111 violation
The Hyderabad High Court on Tuesday issued notices to about 40 private engineering colleges, the Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority, the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation and other respondents seeking their response on the construction of structures within the 10 km vicinity of the Osmansagar and Himayathsagar reservoirs when construction activity was prohibited under GO 111.
A division bench comprising Justice V. Ramasubramanian and Justice N. Balayogi was dealing with a PIL by Quality Foundation Organisation of the city, seeking action against the private engineering colleges that have constructed huge structures within the prohibited vicinity of the two reservoirs.
Sarasani Satyam Reddy, senior counsel appearing for the petitioner, submitted that managements of private engineering colleges have built huge structures within the prohibited area without valid permission from the HMDA and GHMC.