Ayesha killing case stayed: who are the real culprits

June 10: The AP High Court on Thursday stayed the trial in B. Pharmacy student Ayesha Meera murder case for a week.

Justice P. Swaroop Reddy, while dealing with a petition filed by the prime accused, P. Satyam Babu, granted the interim orders. The petitioner sought a direction to stay the recording of his statement by a lower court at Vijayawada under Section 313 CrPC. He contended that such a statement cannot be recorded unless all the witnesses are cross-examined. The judge adjourned the hearing to Monday.

HC pulls up man for complaint on cops

Justice C.V. Nagarjuna Reddy of the High Court on Thursday expressed his displeasure over the averments made by the writ petitioner who commented that the police officers are biased regarding Telangana-oriented meetings.

While dealing with a petition filed by Mr D. Suresh Kumar, who complained that the police have not accorded permission for a meeting against the police firing at Mahabubabad recently, the judge said sweeping remarks attributing bias based upon region on the police officers was not proper. The judge instructed the police to consider the application of the petitioner and pass orders.

HC asks for details of Maytas contract

A division bench comprising Justice G. Raghuram and Justice Noushad Ali on Thursday directed the authorities to produce records before the court pertaining to awarding the contract of resettlement and rehabilitation works of Galeru Nagari Sujala Sravanthi project to Maytas on nomination basis.

Sale of Sir Silk factory plots permitted

Justice Seshasayana Reddy on Thursday permitted the sale of house plots of Sir Silk factory to its former employees, who have been occupying the premises.

The petitioners sought a direction from the court to facilitate them to purchase the house plots.

SBH rapped for false loan case

The High Court on Thursday pulled up SBH for trying to recover money under the Securitisation Act from a person though no loan was sanctioned and directed the bank to pay Rs 5,000 to the petitioner as costs.

A division bench comprising Justice Goda Raghuram and Justice Noushad Ali allowed a writ petition filed by G. Prabhakar.

He told the court that the bank claimed that a loan of Rs 40 lakhs was given to him and on allegedly defaulting the payment had put his property to auction. He said he did not receive the loan at all.

Petition against RTI application dismissal

A division bench comprising Chief Justice Nisar Ahmad Kakru and Justice P.V. Sanjay Kumar of the High Court on Thursday admitted a writ appeal filed by Mr Ravi Raj, a para legal worker, challenging the dismissal of his writ petition under Right to Information Act by authorities.

The petitioner told the court that he had asked for details of the landless and houses allotted to the poor in Vuyyuru mandal of Krishna district. He said the officers had provided only partial information and his efforts seeking more details were brushed aside.


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