Anticipatory Bail To Advocate In Cheating Case

HYDERABAD: Justice B. Vijayasen Reddy of the Telangana High Court on Thursday granted anticipatory bail to an advocate, Syed Burhanuddin, facing charges of cheating and criminal intimidation. The petitioner pointed out that he was facing a criminal case filed by one of his clients, who was allegedly demanding Rs 1 crore towards settlement of a land dispute. Counsel for the petitioner argued that the petitioner gave legal advice and was not involved in cheating. The public prosecutor argued that the petitioner had received Rs 40 lakh from the complainant promising that he would stop the encroachment of the petitioner’s land by a third party and settle the dispute. It was further alleged that the petitioner informed the complainant that he was a very influential person and had good contacts with higher officials and bureaucrats. The complainant gave the amount to the petitioner and the petitioner stopped responding and demanded more money. Aggrieved by it, the complainant approached the police. The judge, observing that the allegations cannot attract the ingredients of cheating, granted the anticipatory bail to the petitioner.

Two get anticipatory bail in dowry death case

Justice B. Vijayasen Reddy of the Telangana High Court on Thursday granted anticipatory bail to two accused in a dowry death case. Counsel for the petitioners informed the court that the first petitioner was the sister-in-law of the deceased and the other was the husband of the first petitioner. Counsel said that the petitioners lived in a separate household and were not related to the crime. The public prosecutor argued that 12 witnesses were examined. The judge, noting that there are vague allegations against the petitioners, granted them bail.

Seizing of hospital: HC posts case to June 5

Justice K. Sarath of the Telangana High Court on Thursday refused to hear in the vacation a writ petition complaining of alleged illegal seizure of Jagati Hospital at Nagaram of Keesara mandal. The petitioner Kasara Manikanta Reddy complained that the district registration authority and the district medical authority seized the hospital of the petitioner without issuing any notice or following the due process of law. He complained that the seizure through a panchnama was without notice or intimation to the petitioner. The petitioner said that this was in violation of the Clinical Establishments (Registration and Regulation) Act. He also complained that it was unconstitutional and sought suspension of the panchnama made on May 23. The judge directed the matter to be listed on June 5.

HC relief for upasarpanch, sarpanch stays suspended

Justice J. Sreenivas Rao of the Telangana High Court suspended in part an order of the district collector in removing the upasarpanch of Somaram gram panchayat. Based on a complaint by a ward member, the collector had issued notices and completed the investigation and then suspended the sarpanch and upasarpanch for misusing funds allotted to the gram panchayat. The collector had also directed recovery of the said amount. The judge, granting an interim order in a writ petition filed by Saggu Kavitha, directed the authorities not to recover the amount until two weeks. The judge made it clear that the order was suspended only to the extent of upasarpanch and no relief is granted to the sarpanch by way of this order. The judge also directed the government pleader to file their counter affidavits by June 12.

( Source : Deccan Chronicle. )
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