Illegal purchase of government land: SC to hear Maharashtra MLC’s plea against Bombay HC order

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Updated: June 13, 2019 12:04:09 PM

A vacation bench of justices Indira Banerjee and Ajay Rastogi said it will hear Munde's plea on Friday in which the NCP leader has sought stay of the high court order which directed police to file a case against him for allegedly purchasing a land at Pus village in Ambajogai tehsil of Beed district.

Supreme Court, Illegal purchase of government land, Dhananjay Munde, Maharashtra MLC, Bombay HC, Beed districtAs per law, the land cannot be transferred without the government?s permission, the initial petition had said.

The Supreme Court Thursday agreed to hear on June 14 a plea of Maharashtra MLC Dhananjay Munde against the Bombay High Court order directing registration of a case against him in an alleged illegal purchase of government land case.

A vacation bench of justices Indira Banerjee and Ajay Rastogi said it will hear Munde’s plea on Friday in which the NCP leader has sought stay of the high court order which directed police to file a case against him for allegedly purchasing a land at Pus village in Ambajogai tehsil of Beed district.

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The high court’s order was passed on Tuesday by a division bench on a plea filed by one Rajabhau Phad, who alleged that the said land which belonged to the government was purchased and given to the Belkhandi Math in Beed as gift. As per law, the land cannot be transferred without the government’s permission, the initial petition had said.

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