Delhi High Court sentences man to 45 days in prison for contempt of court after he demolished boundary wall against court order

The Court said that respect and authority commanded by the courts of law are the greatest guarantee to ordinary citizens and a message needs to go out that its order cannot be flouted by strong-arm tactics.
Justice Subramonium Prasad
Justice Subramonium Prasad

The Delhi High Court on Friday sentenced a man to 45 days of simple imprisonment for demolishing a boundary wall using a JCB excavator despite the court’s orders to the contrary [Nirmal Jindal v Shyam Sunder Tyagi and Ors].

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