HC orders imprisonment to SDM

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Allahabad, Nov 16 (UNI) Allahabad High Court has ordered 15 days imprisonment and a fine of Rs 2,000 to the then SDM Lalganj, Azamgarh, Gulab Chandra Ram, after holding him guilty of contempt of court.

Mr Ram is presently posted in district Deoria.

Justice D P Singh also ordered to take the SDM in to custody forthwith as he was present in the court when the order was passed.

The order was passed on a contempt petition filed by Mahant Shivdas Udasin Purva Madhyamik Vidyalaya, Purva Jiwali, Azamgarh through its manager.

In a dispute pertaining to the school, the court had passed an order on March 16, 2004.

However, later, the SDM passed another order contrary to the court's observation in the matter.

UNI

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