May 23, 2024

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Supreme Court stays anti-encroachment drive in Jahangirpuri

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By PTI

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday stopped the anti-encroachment drive by authorities in violence-hit Jahangirpuri space right here, and agreed to listen to a petition difficult the motion of the civic our bodies allegedly aimed in opposition to the riot accused.

A bench headed by Chief Justice N V Ramana ordered established order within the current state of affairs, and stated the petition can be listed earlier than an applicable bench.

Senior advocate Dushyant Dave talked about a petition in opposition to the particular joint encroachment removing motion of civic our bodies together with the NDMC and the PWD, and stated “a completely unauthorised and unconstitutional demolition” has been ordered.

He alleged that the demolition, which was to begin at 2 pm on Wednesday, has begun at 9 am and no necessary discover for demolition has been served on the alleged violators.

The space had witnessed violent clashes, together with stone pelting, arson and firing, between two communities throughout a Hanuman Jayanti procession on Saturday. Eight police personnel and a neighborhood resident had sustained accidents.

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