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The plea pertained to the preventive detention of the Petitioner under the COFEPOSA Act. The Petitioner had moved an application to advance the date of hearing in the matter.
A Division Bench of the Delhi High Court headed by Justice JR Midha yesterday asked the counsel in a criminal writ petition to submit a video clip of their arguments and rebuttal before the matter is listed for hearing on June 18. (Sat Prakash Soni vs UOI)
This video clip has to be submitted along with a brief note of submissions, copies of relevant pages of relevant documents on record and the judgments being relied upon by the parties.
The criminal writ petition pertained to the preventive detention of the Petitioner, Sat Prakash Soni under the Conservation of Foreign Exchange and Prevention of Smuggling Activities Act (COFEPOSA Act). The Petitioner had moved an application to advance the date of hearing in the matter.
The application for early hearing was taken up and allowed by the Division Bench of Justices JR Midha and Brijesh Sethi yesterday.
While listing the matter for final hearing on June 18, the Court asked the counsel appearing for the Petitioner and the Respondent to submit short video clips of their arguments and response, along with other details.
The order reads,
In pursuance of the Court's direction, the counsel involved in the matter are to exchange the written submissions as well as video clip of their arguments.
They have also been asked to submit a hard copy of their submissions to the Court Master within the time given.
The Petitioner was represented by Senior Advocate Vikram Chaudhri with Advocate Harshit Sethi.
Centre was represented by Standing Counsel Amit Mahajan with Advocate Gitesh Chopra.