Delhi HC imposes costs of Rs 5 lakh on man for illegally enjoying public property for 25 years

Aditi Singh February 12 2019
Practice Direction

The Delhi High Court has imposed costs of Rs 5 lakh on a person for illegally enjoying a public property for 25 years.

While imposing costs, the Court observed that the appeal filed by Delhi resident Ashok Atree was a gross abuse of the process of law, as he and his family members resorted to false litigation to encroach upon and take possession of valuable public land.

The judgment was passed by a Single Judge Bench of Justice Valmiki Mehta in . . .

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