Advocate fined Rs 10,000 for smoking while sitting in a car and attending a video-conference proceeding before Gujarat High Court

The Bar Council and Bar Association have been asked to instruct advocates that proceedings conducted through video conferencing shall be attended either from residences or offices, and not from a vehicle or open ground.
Gujarat HC
Gujarat HC

Advocate JV Ajmera has been directed to deposit a cost of Rs 10,000 before the Registry of the Gujarat High Court within a week, after he was found smoking while sitting in the car during a court proceeding being held through video conferencing.

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