High Court Judge Gets Phone Call From Man Claiming To Be Congress MLA

The choose mentioned she acquired a name from an unknown quantity who recognized himself because the Congress MLA.

Ahmedabad:

A Gujarat Excessive Court docket choose has taken critical word of a name she acquired on her official cell quantity from an individual claiming to be the Congress MLA from Petlad in Anand district and in search of to affect the court docket’s choice associated to an anticipatory bail matter.

Justice Bela Trivedi on Tuesday requested the Anand Superintendent of Police to get the statements of the MLA, Niranjan Patel, and a person recognized as Toufik Vohra based mostly on name information file obtained by the HC registrar.

Justice Trivedi had mentioned she’s going to provoke continuing beneath Contempt of Courts Act towards the caller for committing an “act which prejudices or interferes or tends to intrude with due course of any judicial proceedings or interferes or tends to interferes with the administration of justice in any method.”

Anand SP Ajit Rajian mentioned he submitted a report back to the court docket on Wednesday as directed, however declined to share its particulars, saying the matter was sub-judice.

The matter was adjourned for Thursday.

Regardless of a number of makes an attempt, Mr Patel couldn’t be reached for a touch upon the difficulty.

Justice Trivedi, listening to the anticipatory bail matter of 1 Vijay Shah, mentioned on Tuesday she acquired a name on her official cell phone at 8:55 am from an unknown quantity from an individual who recognized himself because the Congress MLA from Petlad, Niranjan Patel.

When he tried to speak a couple of prison case, she mentioned she disconnected the decision after telling the individual that he can not make a name like this.

The individual known as once more thrice, one after the opposite, then despatched three SMSes associated to the case variety of Vijay Shah, saying he shouldn’t get pre-arrest bail, in keeping with the court docket order.

When the HC Registrar (IT) was requested to seek out out whom the cell quantity belonged to, it got here to gentle it was assigned to “Tosif Faiz Xerox.” Upon additional probe, it was discovered the quantity belonged to at least one Toufik Vohra, a resident of Anand city, the order mentioned.

Ashish Dagli, lawyer for the applicant (Shah), was requested to learn how Mr Patel was linked to his shopper.

Mr Dagli mentioned Mr Patel was eager to see that the petitioner (Shah) is arrested, and he had even approached the DySP of Anand for a similar, in keeping with the court docket order.

“Since no person can immediately or not directly attempt to strategy the court docket or affect the court docket, in a method attempt to pollute the stream of justice, it’s obligatory to acquire the small print of the decision created from the quantity.

“The Registrar (IT) is directed to acquire the mandatory particulars with regard to the registration/possession of the mentioned cell quantity together with name particulars from Vodafone and intimate the court docket by tomorrow (Wednesday),” Justice Trivedi mentioned in her order on Tuesday. 

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