Gujrat HC: 25000/- fine for perjury
SCA/9161/2010 2/2 ORDER
IN THE HIGH COURT OF GUJARAT AT AHMEDABAD
SPECIAL CIVIL APPLICATION No. 9161 of 2010
BABUBHAI MERVANBHAI PATEL – Petitioner
STATE OF GUJARAT THROUGH SECRETARY & 1 – Respondents
====================================== Appearance : MR M.B.GANDHI FOR MR NAYAN D PAREKH for the Petitioner. MR M.R.MENGDEY, AGP for Respondent(s) : 1, None for Respondent(s) : 2,
HONOURABLE MR.JUSTICE M.R. SHAH
Date : 18/08/2010
In response to the Notice issued by this Court, the petitioner is personally present in the Court and Mr.M.B.Gandhi, learned advocate has appeared for him. The petitioner has tendered unconditional apology and has requested to pardon him as he is senior citizen. He has admitted the guilt, however, he has requested not to initiate any proceedings for perjury. He has submitted that he is ready and willing to pay fine/heavy cost, which may be quantified by this Court.
Before considering as to whether the unconditional apology should be accepted or not, let the petitioner deposit an amount of Rs.25,000/- (Rupees Twenty Five Thousands only) as probable fine/cost with the Registry of this Court on or before 23/08/2010 in lieu of initiation of proceedings of perjury and for making false statement before this Court on affidavit. Only thereafter, request of the petitioner to pardon him and/or as to whether to accept his unconditional apology or not, shall be considered.
S.O. to 23/08/2010. To be placed in 11:00 a.m. board.