New Delhi: The Supreme Court docket on Wednesday (Could 11) prolonged the keep on the non-bailable warrant issued by the Allahabad Excessive Court docket towards Noida Chief Govt Officer (CEO) and IAS officer Ritu Maheshwari until Friday (Could 13) in reference to contempt proceedings towards her.
A bench of Justice S Abdul Nazeer and Krishna Murari adjourned the matter for Friday and requested to checklist the matter earlier than “any acceptable bench” after getting course from the Chief Justice of India. The Supreme Court docket, on Tuesday, had stayed the non-bailable warrant towards Maheshwari.
A bench headed by Chief Justice of India NV Ramana stayed the Allahabad Excessive Court docket order which issued a non-bailable warrant towards Ritu Maheshwari, Chief Govt Officer, New Okhla Industrial Improvement Authority (NOIDA), Gautam Budh Nagar and listed the matter for Wednesday. Senior Advocate Mukul Rohatgi talked about that Maheshwari’s plea in search of a keep on the non-bailable warrant is a gross case the place a “pass-over was sought” and the HC stated that it was gross contempt and issued the order asking her to seem in custody.
On Could 5, Allahabad HC issued a non-bailable warrant towards Ritu Maheshwari and directed that she needs to be introduced into police custody earlier than the court docket on Could 13, the following date that Allahabad HC fastened for listening to. Allahabad HC order got here after Maheshwari failed to seem earlier than it in reference to contempt proceedings towards her. Maheshwari didn’t seem earlier than the court docket when the matter was taken up, which led her counsel to request the court docket to not take up the matter until she reached the court docket as her flight was delayed.”This court docket finds that such conduct of CEO of NOIDA quantities to deliberate and willful disrespect to the court docket, because the Officer of the rank of Chief Govt Officer of a Company anticipated the court docket to take up the matter at her mercy, due to this fact, this court docket finds it to be a match case the place non-bailable warrant be issued towards the CEO, NOIDA,” the HC had stated.