Delhi HC pulls up Metropolitan Magistrates, hospital for violating Mental Health Act

Ashutosh Gambhir December 11 2017

The Delhi High Court recently came down heavily on the Institute of Human Behaviour and Allied Sciences (IHBAS) and Metropolitan Magistrates for acting in contravention of the Mental Health Act.

The Court was hearing a writ alleging the illegal detention of one Ram Kumar. The petition was filed by Kumar's son Ravinder, through Advocates Akhil Sharma and Isha Aggarwal.

Kumar, who is 72 years old, had been defending a claim petition before the Motor Accidents Claim . . .

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