Illegal Granite Mining Probe: HC Grants Sagayam Six More Weeks

Madras High Court on Thursday granted six more weeks to Legal Commissioner U Sagayam, IAS, whom it had appointed to probe and report on the illegal granite mining and related issues in the State.

Published: 24th July 2015 12:46 AM  |   Last Updated: 24th July 2015 12:46 AM   |  A+A-

Chennai: Madras High Court on Thursday granted six more weeks to Legal Commissioner U Sagayam, IAS, whom it had appointed to probe and report on the illegal granite mining and related issues in the State.
The first bench of Chief Justice SK Kaul and Justice TS Sivagnanam extended the time following a request from the IAS official. Sagayam submitted that most of the information sought has been received and compilation of the report was in the final stage.
Further, the counsel for the Commissioner, V Suresh submitted that the State government had not yet sanctioned Rs two lakh as directed by the court for the smooth functioning of the commission.
Recording the submission, the bench directed the government to sanction the pending dues to the commission.

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