Punjab to apprise Bench of additional developments in Bikram Singh Majithia case
Chandigarh, Might 23
The state immediately instructed the Punjab and Haryana Excessive Court docket that it will apprise the Bench of the “subsequent developments” in Majithia case, after which the case was adjourned to Might 30 for additional listening to.
As senior Akali chief and former minister Bikram Singh Majithia’s common bail plea got here up for preliminary listening to earlier than the Bench of Justice Augustine George Masih and Justice Sandeep Moudgil, Advocate-Normal Anmol Rattan Singh Sidhu prayed “for an adjournment to file standing report with regard to the next developments”. Senior advocate RS Cheema with Arshdeep Singh Cheema appeared on Majithia’s behalf earlier than the Bench, whereas Further Advocate-Normal SPS appeared together with Sidhu for the state. Majithia had moved the Excessive Court docket looking for common bail in a case registered on December 20 below the provisions of the Narcotic Drug and Psychotropic Substances Act. Majithia contended in his petition that the then Congress authorities within the state didn’t go away any stone unturned to misuse its energy and place for wrecking vengeance in opposition to its political opponents and the petitioner was as soon as such goal.“The current dispensation has additionally not left any stone unturned to focus on the petitioner additional,” Majithia contended.