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HC directs KHADC chief to appear in court

By The Assam Tribune

SHILLONG, May 13 � The Meghalaya High Court today directed Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC) chief to be present during the hearing of a contempt of court plea against him on Monday.

A division bench headed by Chief Justice Uma Nath Singh and TNK Singh also directed police to ensure the appearance of Adelbert Nongrum, the chief executive member of KHADC, in person during the hearing.

�I direct him to appear in the court on Monday. East Khasi Hills police to ensure his appearance,� the Chief Justice said during the hearing on the contempt charges against him today.

The bench also directed that no newspapers and no electronic media shall publish statements of the contemnor.

Nongrum was dragged to the court after he publicly made an allegedly derogatory statement earlier this year against the court lowering its image. � PTI

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HC directs KHADC chief to appear in court

SHILLONG, May 13 � The Meghalaya High Court today directed Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC) chief to be present during the hearing of a contempt of court plea against him on Monday.

A division bench headed by Chief Justice Uma Nath Singh and TNK Singh also directed police to ensure the appearance of Adelbert Nongrum, the chief executive member of KHADC, in person during the hearing.

�I direct him to appear in the court on Monday. East Khasi Hills police to ensure his appearance,� the Chief Justice said during the hearing on the contempt charges against him today.

The bench also directed that no newspapers and no electronic media shall publish statements of the contemnor.

Nongrum was dragged to the court after he publicly made an allegedly derogatory statement earlier this year against the court lowering its image. � PTI