"Abuse of process of law": Bombay High Court imposes ₹ 10k costs on petitioner who challenged award of liquor license

The Court dismissed the petition on the grounds that the petitioner lacked locus standi and observed that the manner in which the petition was drafted constituted an abuse of the process of law.
Bombay High Court
Bombay High Court

The Bombay High Court recently imposed costs of ₹10,000 on a petitioner who challenged the opening of a country liquor bar in his neighbourhood, opining that the petition constituted an abuse of the legal process. [Rahul Giridhar Pathade vs The Collector of Nashik and Ors.]

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