The High Court ordered the arrest of the participant and the SHO Patna News | Techy Kings


Patna: The Patna High Court ordered the arrest on Thursday. S.H.O The Circle Officer of Thana Khudawan and Obera asked Aurangabad DM and SP, who were present in the court to register the case. FIR for their “wickedness” against them.
Earlier on September 27, the HC had summoned the DM to face contempt charges for filing a false affidavit in the case of removal of encroachments from government land in Obera circle. A single bench of Justice Mohit Kumar Shah, while hearing a writ petition filed by one Upendra Narayan Gautam, said that mere departmental proceedings against the two officers were not enough.
Apologizing, the DM told the court that the affidavit was filed on the report of the concerned SHO and Circle Officer, who were present at the spot to remove the encroachment. The DM submitted that he had recommended his immediate suspension and initiation of departmental action against him when the reports were found to be false. Justice Shah said: “Officers in this state are being oblivious to the rule of law. It is high time the officers were reminded of the lessons of the rule of law.”
The High Court directed the DM and SP to appear again with their respective action reports on October 10 when the matter will be heard further.


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