The Allahabad High Court has issued a non-bailable warrant against Noida CEO Ritu Maheshwari after she didn’t seem earlier than the court docket in a contempt of court docket case linked to land acquisition. The court docket directed the police to supply her earlier than it subsequent week.
Justice Saral Srivastava handed the order on Thursday in a contempt plea filed by Manorama Kuchhal and one other particular person whose land was acquired in 1990 by the New Okhla Industrial Development Authority (NOIDA) however weren’t given honest compensation until date.
On April 28, the court docket had directed the matter to be listed on May 4 and Maheshwari was directed to stay current. But regardless of the summons, she was not current when the matter was taken up.
”Considering the truth that the order of Writ Court has not been complied with even supposing the possession of the land of the candidates had been taken over by the NOIDA illegally within the yr 1990 with out paying even a single penny as compensation.
”When the Court summoned the CEO, NOIDA in contempt continuing, she didn’t seem earlier than the Court, when the matter was taken up which led her counsel to request the Court to not take up the matter until she reaches the Court as her flight is delayed, this Court finds that such conduct of CEO, NOIDA quantities to deliberate and willful disrespect to the Court, because the Officer of the rank of Chief Executive Officer of a Corporation anticipated the Court to take up the matter at her mercy, due to this fact, this Court finds it to be a match case the place non-bailable warrant be issued against the CEO, NOIDA,” it noticed.