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Courts in Mayo Hall, Bengaluru to remain closed on June 6 after accused who tested positive for COVID-19 entered premises

Rintu Mariam Biju

The Karnataka High Court has informed that the Mayo Hall court complex at Bengaluru shall remain closed on Saturday, June 6 for sanitization after an accused who tested positive for COVID-19 had entered the court premises on June 1.

In this light, all appointments granted to the members of the Bar for physical filing, payment of court fee, process fee etc., including physical hearing in Mayo Hall courts on the said date, shall stand cancelled.

The notice issued by the High Court states that no one shall enter the entire Mayo Hall court complex on June 6.

However, it was clarified that the Principal City Civil & Sessions Judge, Bengaluru shall ensure that urgent matters are heard via video conferencing.

The notice issued in this regard states,

"In view of testing positive for COVID-19 by an accused, who was produced before the X Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate, Mayo Hall unit, Bengaluru on June 1, 2020 at 4.45 pm, in order to sanitize the entire premises of the Mayo Hall Court Complex, all the appointments granted to the members of the Bar for physical filing, payment of court fee, process fee etc., including physical hearing shall stand cancelled in all the Courts in Mayo Hall unit at Bengaluru, on Saturday, June 6, 2020. No one shall enter the entire Mayo Hall Complex on Saturday, June 6, 2020."

Karnataka High Court notice

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mayohall-closure-notice-05062020.pdf
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