India: Cop attack: Advocate seeks damages for injured lawyers

May 1, 2019

Police Attack On Howrah Lawyers: Court Premises Are To Be Insulated From All Sorts Of Intrusions, Says Cal HC, Seeks Response From Govt, Cops

An advocate on Tuesday filed a public interest litigation (PIL) in Calcutta High Court, seeking compensation of Rs 50 Lakh for each of the Howrah Court lawyers seriously injured in the clash with police on the court premises last week.

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata/cop-attack-advocate-seeks-damages-for-injured-lawyers/articleshow/69121335.cms

https://www.online-technews.com/howrah-clash-calcutta-hc-asks-lawyers-to-resume-work-kolkata-news/

https://www.telegraphindia.com/states/west-bengal/howrah-municipal-corporation-to-pull-down-main-gate/cid/1689683

https://scroll.in/latest/921441/nhrc-issues-notice-to-bengal-police-chief-after-20-injured-in-clash-between-lawyers-civic-staff

https://www.livelaw.in/news-updates/howrah-lawyers-police-face-off-ensure-that-there-is-no-intrusion-to-court-premises-calcutta-hc-tells-police-144684

Calcutta High Court to take up Howrah Court Violence case on May 8

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata/keep-howrah-court-free-from-intrusion-hc-to-state/articleshow/69152909.cms

https://www.anandabazar.com/state/howrah-court-violation-calcutta-high-court-takes-suo-motu-cognizance-1.986968 (HINDI)

UPDATE MAY 1, 2019: Today’s hearing at High Court, Calcutta : Howrah Court was incorporated as party in the proceedings, the next hearing is fixed up on May 8, 2019 for filing reply affidavits by the High Court Administration and Howrah Court, meanwhile police is directed to ensure no law and order be disturbed at the time of Lok Sabah Election at Howrah to be held on May 6, 2019.

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