Executive magistrates get 2 more weeks for running mobile courts


PV Desk : Executive magistrates will be able to run mobile courts in the country for two more weeks as the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court adjourned the matter for that time period.

“Adjourned for two weeks,” said the apex court full bench headed by Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha.

The Appellate Division on July 4 had extended for two more weeks its stay on the High Court order that declared illegal the running of mobile courts by executive magistrates.

Earlier on May 21, the apex court extended the stay for the first time till July 2. The chamber judge of the Appellate Division on May 14 stayed the High Court order on May 21, sending the matter to Appellate Division’s regular bench for further hearing.