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Karnataka High Court Directs Haveri Deputy Commissioner To Act Against Alleged Illegal Slaughter Houses

Mustafa Plumber
15 Sep 2022 9:45 AM GMT
Karnataka High Court Directs Haveri Deputy Commissioner To Act Against Alleged Illegal Slaughter Houses
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The Karnataka High Court has directed the Deputy Commissioner of Haveri district to expeditiously take action on the representation made to it about alleged illegal slaughter houses being operational in the district without any license. A division bench of Acting Chief Justice Alok Aradhe and Justice S Vishwajith Shetty disposed of a public interest litigation filed by one...

The Karnataka High Court has directed the Deputy Commissioner of Haveri district to expeditiously take action on the representation made to it about alleged illegal slaughter houses being operational in the district without any license.

A division bench of Acting Chief Justice Alok Aradhe and Justice S Vishwajith Shetty disposed of a public interest litigation filed by one Somshekhar Shankarappa Hurukadli. It was claimed by the petitioner that he has submitted representations on three occasions seeking a direction to the respondents to take action against illegal slaughter houses. However, the representations failed to evoke any response.

The government advocates submitted that suitable action in accordance with law shall be taken.

Following which the court said, "In view of the aforesaid submissions and in the facts of the case, the petition is disposed of with a direction to the Deputy Commissioner, Haveri District to take action on the representations submitted by the petitioner expeditiously, in accordance with law."

The bench clarified that no opinion has been expressed on the merits of the controversy involved in this petition.

Case Title: SOMASHEKAR SHANKARAPPA HURUKADLI v. THE STATE OF KARNATAKA

Case No: WP No 1646/2022

Citation: 2022 LiveLaw 363

Date of Order: September 12, 2022

Appearance: Advocate Suyog HERELE E for petitioner; AGA Prathima Honnapura for respondent

Click Here To Read/Download Order



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