The Supreme Courtroom on Wednesday stayed the Andhra Pradesh Excessive Courtroom order gagging the media from reporting an FIR registered by police in Amaravati land case difficulty allegedly involving a former advocate normal and daughters of a senior Supreme Courtroom decide.
A bench headed by Justice Ashok Bhushan and comprising Justices R. Subhash Reddy and MR Shah additionally requested the Excessive Courtroom to not resolve the previous Advocate Common Dammalapati Srinivas and others lastly, earlier than the highest court docket adjudicates the matter. The highest court docket’s order got here on the plea of the Andhra Pradesh authorities difficult the Excessive Courtroom interim order handed on September 15.
Senior advocate Rajeev Dhavan, representing the Andhra Pradesh authorities, described the Excessive Courtroom order as unprecedented and argued that such an interim order mustn’t have been handed in any respect. Dhavan additionally cited sure information concerning the rip-off to indicate varied transactions allegedly involving the previous advocate normal and others. “Ought to such a criticism be investigated or not? That is the best query right here”, submitted Dhavan. The highest court docket stated it’s happy that the matter requires consideration.
Senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi, representing the previous advocate normal, submitted that his consumer had appeared in lots of prison instances pending in opposition to the current Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, and insisted the federal government needed to destroy the popularity of his consumer. He added that the state authorities has focused his consumer and its conduct reeks of mala fide.
Dhavan rebutted, how can an investigation be stopped on the threshold? The criticism was dated September 7, an inquiry passed off after which the FIR was filed. He added the opposite events moved the Excessive Courtroom prematurely. After an in depth listening to within the matter, the bench posted the matter for additional listening to within the final week of January.