Bench refuses to accept apology of ACP Wankhede

By Lokmat English Desk | Published: May 7, 2021 08:05 PM2021-05-07T20:05:01+5:302021-05-07T20:05:01+5:30

Aurangabad, May 7: Despite the clear guidelines of the Aurangabad bench of Bombay High Court, news regarding the helment ...

Bench refuses to accept apology of ACP Wankhede | Bench refuses to accept apology of ACP Wankhede

Bench refuses to accept apology of ACP Wankhede

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Aurangabad, May 7:

Despite the clear guidelines of the Aurangabad bench of Bombay High Court, news regarding the helment compulsion from May 16 were published in the local newspapers, ACP Suresh Wankhede stating his unawareness about it, submitted an apology, which was rejected by the bench comprising Justice Ravindra Ghuge and Justice B U Debadwar on Friday.

The bench during the Suo Moto petition hearing, directed the amicus curie Adv Satyajeet Bora to take information that how similar news appeared in various news papers.

Earlier, it was declared that the helmet compulsion will be implemented from May 5, the police informed the media that it would be from May 16. The bench on Thursday ordered that the ACP (Traffic) should present an apology in this regard.

On behalf of ACP Wankhede, it was told that the orders for the helmet compulsion was from May 5, he is unaware that how the news regarding compulsion till May 16 were published.

The RTO has been directed that the new vehicles should not be registered unless the person in whose name the vehicle is being registered does not produce the receipt of the purchase of the helmet.

Similarly, electric or gas crematoria should be established at the local levels with the assistance of people’s representatives, industrialists and self help groups. In this regard, the lawyer of the Ahmednagar Municipal Corporation, Adv Kishor Lokhande Patil informed that electric crematoria is established at Ahmednagar two years back. Every month, around 350 bodies are cremated here. Similarly, one more electric crematorium will be established here soon. The bench showed satisfaction over the development.

During the hearing, the court stated that the people’s representatives should use the mask themselves first and then advocate the people. The bench also took note of the birthday celebration of the former mayor on Wednesday. RTPCR and Antigen tests should be increased at the tehsil level, the bench directed.

Adv Satyajeet Bora appeared as amicus curie, Adv Siddheshwar Thombre for MLA Prashant Bamb, Adv D R Kale for the government, Adv Santosh Chapalgaonkar for Aurangabad, Municipal Corporation, Adv Radhakrishna Ingole Patil for Nanded Municipal Corporation, Adv Dhananjay Shinde for Parbhani Municipal Corporation and others.

The next hearing of the Suo Moto petition will be held on May 12 as the chief justice of Bombay High Court has established a special bench for hearing on the petitions related to the Corona cases on every Wednesday.

MLA Bamb rendered an apology over the dispute with the police through Adv Siddheshwar Thombre and the court accepted it. The bench also praised his efforts to establish a Covid Care Centre at Lasur Station.

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