SC imposes Rs. 5 lakh costs for withdrawing petition without circulating letter

Murali Krishnan October 1 2015

The Supreme Court today ordered a litigant to deposit Rs. 5 lakh as costs in order to withdraw a petition.

The matter was posted as item 12 in court 8 before a Bench presided by Justice Ranjan Gogoi. When the petitioner' s lawyer sought to withdraw the petition, Justice Gogoi was not impressed. Irked by the fact that the petitioner had not . . .

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