High Court of Jammu & Kashmir, Srinagar
High Court of Jammu & Kashmir, Srinagar

[Article 300A] Jammu & Kashmir High Court orders government to vacate police station on private land occupied without paying compensation

The Court held that State cannot occupy land belonging to private persons without acquisition and payment of compensation as it would amount to violation of rights under Article 300A of the Constitution.

The High Court of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh recently ordered the Government of Jammu and Kashmir to vacate a police station situated on private land, which was being occupied without payment of rent or compensation to the owner [Abdul Ahad Shergojry V/s State of J&K and others].

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