HYDERABAD: Taking a serious view for non-appearance of a senior IAS officer before it despite the court orders, the Hyderabad High Court on Wednesday issued bailable warrant to the principal secretary of medical and health of Andhra Pradesh.
A division bench of the Court comprising Justice Ramesh Ranganathan and Justice M Satyanarayana Murthy made this order while dealing with a batch of petitions by K Malleeswari and others with regard to the appointment of assistant motor vehicle inspectors (AMVIs).
On April 3, the bench directed the principal secretaries of medical and health departments of both TS and AP to be present in the court on April 8 for failure to implement the order passed by it. When the matter came up for hearing on Wednesday, the Telangana officer appeared before the court and was issued showcause notice.
Taking a serious view about the non-appearance of the AP officer, the bench ordered for issuance of bailable warrant against the AP officer and posted the matter to next Wednesday.