Nandlall apologises for late submission in Red House matter

first_imgAttorney-at-Law for the Cheddi Jagan Research Centre (CJRC) Anil Nandlall apologised to acting Chief Justice Roxane George, who chided him for his late submission to the Attorney General’s Chambers regarding the organisation’s challenge to President David Granger’s revocation of the Red House leaseAttorney-at-Law Anil Nandlall.Justice George had set out precise timelines for both sides to make submissions,but when the matter was heard earlier this week, Solicitor General Kym Kyte disclosed that she never received submissions from Nandlall. According to information received, the former Attorney General explained that he had the submissions with him.Guyana Times understands that the acting Chief Justice appealed for the timelines to be honoured, saying that other predetermined timelines have been totally derailed owing to Nandlall’s late submissions.However, Justice George gave both sides until June 1 to exchange submissions after which the matter would return on June 19 for clarification. The previous dateRed Housefor clarifications was May 15.It was in December 2016 that President David Granger gave the occupants of the CJRC 48 hours to clear the premises, but the move was halted via a High Court injunction. Opposition Leader Bharrat Leader expressed that the President’s decision to revoke the 99-year lease was “unconscionable and vindictive”.last_img read more

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7 yrs on, chargesheet filed against Goa minister for trespass

first_imgPanaji, June 10 (PTI) A charge sheet was filed today against Goa Sports Minister Ramesh Tawadkar in a court at Cancona, seven years after he allegedly barged into the office of a senior forest officer at Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary and forcibly took away two persons who were in custody there.The charge sheet was filed by Cancona police in South Goa before Judicial Magistrate Sarika Faldessai.Tawadkar, a BJP leader, is among eight accused named by police in the case.As per the complaint filed by police, on April 27, 2009, Tawadkar, then an MLA, along with others had barged into the office of the Range Forest Officer at Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary and had forcibly taken away two accused who were in custody of the Forest department for trespassing in the wildlife area.The wildlife sanctuary is located on the border of the coastal state and Karnataka.Tawadkar was bookedunder various sections of Indian Penal Code for unlawful assembly, rioting and criminal trespass.Social activist and advocate Aires Rodrigues recently served a legal notice on the state Chief Secretary for delay in filing of the charge sheet against the ruling politician. PTI RPS NSK VMN RDSlast_img read more

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