Produce records: Court to Govt
Gautam Navlakha restriction case
GK LEGAL CORRESPONDENT
Srinagar, Aug 17: High Court on Wednesday issued a notice to the Government and asked for records in case of social activist Guatam Navlakha.
Navlakha on Tuesday had filed a writ petition challenging the order of District Magistrate Budgam to impose restriction on his movement in the Valley.
Counsel for the petitioner, Parvaiz Imroz pleaded before the Court that the order passed by the District Magistrate Budgam on May 28, 2011 imposing restriction under section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code was in violation of the provisions of law as the social activist has no precedence to lead processions on the streets of Budgam.
The counsel informed the Court that Navlakha has never led any procession, which has created a situation which had derailed peace and tranquility in the Valley.
The counsel pleaded before the court the order passed in May this year circumscribing the movement of Navlakha is quashed and the social activist be allowed to move freely in valley.
The Court after hearing the counsel asked the government to file records pertaining to the restriction order passed by the Magistrate.
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