[Coronavirus] Calcutta HC requests tax authorities to refrain from distributing petitioner's seized jewellery in view of the pandemic

"... keeping in mind the extra-ordinary calamity that we are combating and for the ends of justice, I request the Income Tax Authorities to stay their hands with regard to distribution of jewellery."
Calcutta High Court
Calcutta High Court

The restricted functioning of the Court, necessitated by the Novel Coronavirus outbreak, recently led the Calcutta High Court to request the Income Tax Authorities to consider refraining from distributing of jewellery that was seized from a petitioner four decades ago, despite the non-appearance of any counsel for the Tax authorities.

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