The division bench headed by Chief Justice Sanjay Karol of the Patna High Court has created a record of sorts in video conference hearings. The bench has disposed of about 4,000 cases of the Excise Act.
The halt brought in various sectors by the novel virus Covid-19 is now being jiggled to open up the sectors. After a streak of complete lockdowns, a streak of ‘unlocking’ has now joined its hands with the former.
On the earlier hearing in the matter, Senior Advocate Rakesh Dwivedi, appearing on behalf of the petitioner, submitted the grievance that the affidavit is of utmost importance, because whatever the CBI has alleged, has to be rebutted by the accused persons.