Allahabad High Court pulls up litigant for Bench Hunting [Read Order]

Meera Emmanuel April 26 2019
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The Allahabad High Court recently had occasion to pull up a petitioner for Bench hunting, after he attempted to move a writ petition with prayers identical to another petition that had already been dismissed as withdrawn.

The Court observed,

"We cannot allow the petitioner to file a writ petition seeking certain reliefs and then withdraw the same with liberty to file fresh writ petition and again to file a writ petition seeking the same relief before another . . .

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