A division bench of the Hyderabad High Court will hear on Monday a PIL relating to child abuse, trafficking and sexual exploitation happening in Yadadri temple town in Nalgonda district and other parts of the State. The bench comprising Chief Justice TBN Radhakrishnan and Justice SV Bhatt will deal with the PIL based on a news report published in a section of the press on “child prostitution in the temple town.’’ Referring to the 23 cases registered against 33 accused and 36 victims who were rescued, the judge stated that the police have kept the victims in Prajwala rescue home and other NGOs. He said that there are several allegations against employees of police, child welfare departments and private NGOs.
Don’t declare panchayat secy post results till Oct 30: HC
THE Hyderabad High Court has directed TS’ commissioner of panchayat raj and rural development not to announce the results for the posts of junior panchayat secretary till October 30. Justice Naveen Rao was passing this interim order in a petition filed by Telangana Grama Panchayat Employees’ Union, seeking regularisation of the members of the union as panchayat secretaries according to AP Panchayat Raj Subordinate Service Rules, 2010. The petitioner’s counsel told the court that there would be adverse impact on the service conditions of the employees if the junior panchayat secretary posts were filled up after which the judge reminded the orders of not declaring results passed earlier by the court.
HC employees’ housing society under Court custody
IN order to bring a conclusion to the long pending disputes, financial irregularities in the High Court employees cooperative housing society and controversies between the parties and members of society, a division bench of the Hyderabad High Court has decided to place the society under the custody of the Court. The bench also appointed the Chief Judge of the City Civil Court, Hyderabad for day to day control of the society, its assets and other matters.
Chief Judge would take over possession of the subject land and ensure its proper control. An audit of the accounts of the society from its inception till date was ordered. The bench directed the petitioners to submit details on the next date of hearing which is October 31.