Breaking: Allahabad High Court Takes Suo- Motu Cognizance On Police Assault On Etah Advocate

first_imgTop StoriesBreaking: Allahabad High Court Takes Suo- Motu Cognizance On Police Assault On Etah Advocate Sparsh Upadhyay28 Dec 2020 9:33 AMShare This – xThe Allahabad High Court has taken suo-motu cognizance of recent incident which took place at Etah, Uttar Pradesh where the Police broke open the door of a house, and had dragged & pulled an Etah Advocate (who was in Advocate’s dress) and had assaulted him mercilessly.The matter will come up for hearing tomorrow (29th December) at 11 AM before the Bench of Chief Justice Govind Mathur…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginThe Allahabad High Court has taken suo-motu cognizance of recent incident which took place at Etah, Uttar Pradesh where the Police broke open the door of a house, and had dragged & pulled an Etah Advocate (who was in Advocate’s dress) and had assaulted him mercilessly.The matter will come up for hearing tomorrow (29th December) at 11 AM before the Bench of Chief Justice Govind Mathur and Justice Saumitra Dayal Singh.The Bar Council of India had already issued a statement condemning the police assault and had urged the Chief Justice of the Allahabad High Court and the Chief Justice of India to take suo moto cognizance of the same. The SCBA also condemned the police assault on a district court lawyer at Etah in Uttar Pradesh. The brutal assault of a member of our fraternity in Etah in his house when he was with his family is atrocious and unacceptable. It is a gross and calculated action on the part of the police in total contravention of law”, the SCBA commented. “The Supreme Court Bar Association expresses its serious concern on the reprehensible conduct of the police in both these cases and calls upon all concerned authorities to take serious punitive action against all concerned for their atrocious conduct which denigrates and violates the mandate of the Rule of law”, the SCBA statement said in conclusion.Also, taking a serious note of this incident, the High Court Bar Association, Allahabad had sent a Letter requesting the Chief Justice of Allahabad High Court to take “suo motu cognizance of the said incident and pass appropriate orders to maintain the law and order situation of the state.”The letter was addressed to Chief Justice of Allahabad High Court and was issued by Mr. Prabha Shankar Mishra, General Secretary, High Court Bar Association, Allahabad, stating,”The way the lawyer and his family members were brutally beaten up by the administration and the police, the advocate community is experiencing a sad feeling and it seems that the advocate community Is the most neglected community of all.”Next Storylast_img

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