Assam Detention Centres: "State playing around with the Court", SC orders personal presence of Chief Secretary

Murali Krishnan April 1 2019
Nitish Katara

In the Assam Detention Centres matter, the Supreme Court today summoned the Chief Secretary of Assam and directed that he shall not be allowed to return to the State till the Court so permits.

Further, the Court nearly issued a non-bailable arrest warrant to ensure the presence of the Chief Secretary. However, it refrained from doing so after Solicitor General Tushar Mehta assured the Court that the Chief Secretary will be present for the next hearing.

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