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HC slaps exemplary cost of Rs 1 L on petitioner

Press Trust of India  |  Madurai 

: The today slapped an exemplary cost of Rs one lakh on a petitioner for filing a petition against a of Andhra Pradesh, seeking a CBI probe into her community certificate.

Justices M Duraisamy and directed the petitioner to pay the cost to the IAS and her husband within a period of four weeks.

The Judges said that the petition filed by Kasi Reddiar was only to threaten the and pressurise her to give up her claim towards family property.

It said the petitioner had deliberately filed the petition to threaten the officer, despite an earlier court direction not to reopen the proceedings as the issue of the community certificate had been already decided.

is currently working with the state government.

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First Published: Wed, August 08 2018. 19:15 IST
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