The recordings, both in audio and video format, revealed that the accused judges were found “negotiating” over phone in order to favour the lawyers.
It was hearing a plea filed by a city-based lawyer Virat Popat and his colleague Tirth Dave, who alleged that around 40 police personnel entered their housing society and started vandalising vehicles on August 25.
Justice Patel (59), who is from Junagadh district, was elevated as additional judge in the High Court in 2001 and was confirmed as permanent judge in 2004.
As the hearing began, Justice Upadhyay told the Bar that he had also applied for a plot, but later withdrew the application.
A bench headed by Chief Justice H L Dattu also issued notices to the Gujarat government and Registrar of Cooperative Societies.
The judges, to whom notices have been sent, include eight sitting Gujarat High Court judges, Chief Justices of Bombay and Orissa High Courts and a sitting judge of Supreme Court.
The hearing was adjourned after petitioner Zakia Jafri’s lawyer MM Tirmizi sought time for submitting additional documents.
Earlier this month, RN Sharma, a resident of Delhi, had filed a petition before the High Court opposing the bail petition of Fatta.
Says incident ‘highly unfortunate’, but law has to be obeyed.
There is no provision of abortion if the pregnancy has crossed 24 weeks, the HC noted.
Ashmatali’s bail petition had earlier been rejected by a sessions court on May 30
Justice Shah said that instead of resolving disputes locally, people had started to move the courts.
In 2014 the petitioner Nishant Verma had moved a magisterial court seeking action against Narendra Modi for filing an affidavit in 2012 which was detected defective.
No new licences for hotels, resorts in one km area of the border of the forest that houses Asiatic lions
The petitioners had challenged the provision on May 8 after they were barred from contesting the gram panchyat election in Dahod for not having functional toilets in their houses.