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Supreme Court Seeks Union's Response To Suo Motu PIL On Drug Mafia, Appoints Amicus

Padmakshi Sharma
26 Sep 2022 10:03 AM GMT
Supreme Court Seeks Unions Response To Suo Motu PIL On Drug Mafia, Appoints Amicus
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Supreme Court bench comprising Chief Justice of India U.U. Lalit, Justices Ravindra Bhat and J.B. Pardiwala appointed Advocate Shoeb Alam as amicus curiae in a suo motu PIL taken on the basis of a letter petition sent to the then CJI NV Ramana regarding drug mafia in the country.The bench ordered today that–"The office note put up before Hon'ble Chief Justice on 17.11.2021 has been...

Supreme Court bench comprising Chief Justice of India U.U. Lalit, Justices Ravindra Bhat and J.B. Pardiwala appointed Advocate Shoeb Alam as amicus curiae in a suo motu PIL taken on the basis of a letter petition sent to the then CJI NV Ramana regarding drug mafia in the country.

The bench ordered today that–

"The office note put up before Hon'ble Chief Justice on 17.11.2021 has been converted under the directions of the Hon'ble Chief Justice in suo moto Writ Petition. Considering the gravity of the situation and the material placed before this court, we have requested Mr. Shoab Alam to assist the court as amicus curiae, an offer which he has graciously accepted. At this stage we issue notice to Union Government. We also issue notice to Aishwarya Bhati, ASG. List the matter on 18th October."

CASE TITLE: In the re menace of drug mafia network operating in the country W.P.(Crl.) No. 496/2021

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