“You cannot put up boards outside their properties saying the toilets in their premises are public toilets. How can you do that following the Swachh Bharat Mission. Show us where it says so,” said the court.
Hearing a suit filed by Ram Nagar Trust over an ownership dispute of a piece of land in Bandra, Justice Gautam Patel passed the order directing the charitable trust to pay Rs1,000 per day for the 450-day delay (Rs 4.5 lakh in total) to the defendant.
The Bombay High Court said on Wednesday that it was still unclear about the prosecution’s case, pointing to lack of assistance on the part of the CBI. “What is the prosecution case about? No one has informed me yet,” said Justice Revati Mohite Dere.
Almost a year after retirement, the judge says that the controversy surrounding the death in 2014 of special CBI court judge B H Loya, has prompted him to examine various orders passed by him and other judges in the matter.
Sohrabuddin case: Justice Thipsay, who ruled on four bail pleas in case, flags: ‘selective discharge of high-profile accused, abrupt transfers, questions over bail, pressure on witnesses to turn hostile’.
Four of SC’s most senior judges, in the letter to the CJI had expressed concern relating to certain judicial orders passed by the top court which has “adversely affected the overall functioning of the justice delivery system”.
The BMC had issued an order in April 2017 to the organisation to remove the unauthorised structure that included a shed, located in the R G Bhandare playground on Station Road, Tagore Nagar, Vikhroli (East).
The court was hearing a petition filed by Chavan challenging the decision of Maharashtra Governor C Vidyasagar Rao granting sanction to the CBI to prosecute him in the case. The bench had earlier made Rao a respondent in the matter.