Frivolous PILs bane of our judicial system: Bombay High Court slaps ₹3 lakh costs in PIL against slum rehabilitation project

A division bench of Justices GS Patel and SG Dige directed that a pre-hearing deposit of ₹3 lakh made by the PIL petitioner be converted to costs and paid to a cancer institute.
Justices GS Patel and SG Dige
Justices GS Patel and SG Dige

The Bombay High Court recently lamented the increasing number of frivolous public interest litigation (PIL) petitions being filed in courts and echoed the sentiments of the Supreme Court that such PILs are the bane on our judicial system [Abhilash Umesh Reddy v. Slum Rehabilitation Authority & Ors.]

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