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Supreme Court to hear Bikram Majithia's plea for quashing the FIRs in the drugs case

Lawstreet Journal 10 May 2022 9:46pm

Image courtesy: Lawstreet Journal Judiciary Supreme Court to hear Bikram Majithia's plea for quashing the FIRs in the drugs case

Sibal: Way back in 2013, FIR 56/2013 is registered and 10 days later, an ECR is registered. 3 accused in this case, and their statements are recorded under the PMLA and complaints are always filed. That matter is over and I am not an accused. As far as NDPS offence, trial over.

Sibal: Partly the accused are convicted and partly acquitted. Then, an order was passed stating that drugs things in Punjab must be looked up. Then, STF is formed and a sealed cover report is submitted to the court. Then, section 15 statements under PMLA is given.

Sibal: Then, the court sends it back to the government and directed to see. The government set up a high power committee. These are under the PIL jurisdiction where all this is being done - then in 2017, gov changes and then, they wanted section 50 statement.

Sibal: after taking section 50 statement, FIR is registered. Question is: one, can a sec 50 statement be ever used? ; two, what about the division bench? three, what can happen now?

Bench: Why writ petition? Why should we entertain?

Sibal: These questions must be answered.

Bench: Can you not move to High Court?

Sibal: No, milords.

Bench: We will permit you to pursue your remedies before the High Court.

Sibal: Single judge has taken a view of the matter. Now the matter is already with division bench.

Bench: No, if you file under section 482 crpc read with article 226 then it will go to division.

Sibal: no milords. What is happening is that the… Continue Reading...


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