Why not punish water polluters under Goondas Act? Madras High Court

The Court made the observation in a suo motu writ petition registered over pollution in the river Amaravathi in Karur district.
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Water polluters should be treated as Goondas by amending the provisions of the Tamil Nadu Goondas Act, opined the Madras High Court on Wednesday while seeking the government's response on this suggestion (Registrar (Judicial), Madurai Bench of Madras High Court v. Principal Secretary to Government Municipal Administration Department and ors).

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