Allahabad, Sept 29 (ILNS) The Allahabad High Court imposed a cost of Rs 10,000 on the Police Recruitment Board for not filing the reply even after being given many opportunities and directed to comply with the order issued on February 3, 2020.
A Single Bench of Justice Vivek Agarwal passed this order while hearing a petition filed by Ajay Kumar.
In this case, Prashant Mishra, Counsel for the petitioner said that the petitioner has been declared successful in the backward class quota in the 2013 police recruitment. He has to be called for document verification and medical examination. He also gave a representation, but no action is being taken.
The Court gave three times to the recruitment board and the state government to respond, but no response came.
“There is no compliance of order dated February 03, 2020 passed by a co-ordinate Bench of the Court, though time was granted to Standing Counsel on march 03, 2020 and August 02, 2021”, the Court noted.
“On cost of Rs.10,000/- last opportunity is granted to make compliance of order dated February 03, 2020, failing which the Court may be constrained to direct for personal presence of the D.I.G. (Establishment), U.P. Police Headquarter, Allahabad.
Let cost be recovered from the delinquent official and be deposited in the High Court Legal Services Authority”, the Court ordered.
The Court fixed October 6, 2021 as the next date of hearing./ILNS/AP/SNG/