The SC orders the Delhi Police to make sure that the Rs 10 lakh imposed on the petitioner who is contesting the appointment of former CJI Dipak Misra be recovered.

The Supreme Court has directed the Commissioner of Delhi Police to take appropriate action to ensure that the award of costs, which shall be recovered as arrears of land revenue, is duly followed . The petitioners were fined Rs 10 lakh by the judge .

New Delhi, India, August 6: The Supreme Court has directed the Commissioner of Delhi Police to take appropriate action to ensure that the award of costs, which shall be recovered as arrears of land revenue, is duly followed by the man who filed a malicious and publicity stunt petition, claiming that the petition demanding the appointment of then Chief Justice of India, Dipak Misra, was a purely political and publicity stunt, and that persons similarly situated as the petitioners are not discouraged to follow the The petitioners were fined Rs 10 lakh by the judge, who said in his petition that he was an engineer from IIT Roorkee (in Hindi medium) and that he has a factory where he is engaged in an aluminium-related sector.The Court of Appeal affirmed on Friday that the District and Sessions Judge, Cuttack, had returned the bailable warrant of arrest on the grounds that Mukesh Jain's address and mobile number were not disclosed.The Court ordered the commissioner to take steps and submit a status report of compliance within three months, and the matter was scheduled for further hearing on November 7.