PIL challenging postings of 14 DSPs dismissed

A public interest writ petition praying for a direction to the government and the DGP to strictly implement two earlier judgments of the Madras High Court

Published: 10th October 2013 10:04 AM  |   Last Updated: 10th October 2013 10:04 AM   |  A+A-

A public interest writ petition praying for a direction to the government and the DGP to strictly implement two earlier judgments of the Madras High Court relating to appointment of 14 DSPs and accelerated promotions given to 700 police personnel involved in the hunting down of brigand Veerappan, was dismissed by a division bench comprising Justices N Paul Vasantha Kumar and K Ravichandran on the grounds that it was not maintainable.

Advocate P Pugalenthi, in his public interest writ petition contended that the government, which was duty bound to implement the orders of the High Court,  was not showing any keen interest in doing so.

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