The petitioner emphasised that the pecuniary jurisdiction of the high court increased from Rs 25,000 in 1970 to above Rs 2 crore in 2015 and that of the district courts increased from up to Rs 20 lakh in 2003 to up to Rs 2 crore in 2018 yet the civil courts have remained stagnant.
In September, the CBI issued summons to chief secretary Kunte and DGP Pandey for questioning in connection with the probe.
The students were booked under the Act that dates back to the British era allegedly for posting a WhatsApp status praising Pakistan players after the team’s victory against India in a T20 cricket match on October 24.
A sessions court in Mumbai had rejected Aryan Khan’s bail plea on Oct 20. His lawyer filed a petition before the Bombay High Court the same day and the court agreed to hear it on Oct 26.
The advocate will be produced before a competent court along with arrested CBI sub-inspector Abhishek Tiwari, who was taken into custody on Wednesday night for allegedly receiving bribe from Anand Daga
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