The bench asked recruitment board how it could accommodate home guards who had gain 63 marks in general category when the cut off was 80.
Hyderabad: The TS government on Wednesday whispered the High Court that it would not issue appointment letters to selected police constables for a week.
A division bench comprising acting Ramesh Ranganathan Chief Justice and Justice Shameem Akhter was hearing a PIL by one Srinivas Goud questioning the supposed irregularities in the recruitment of police department constables.
Senior counsel Sarasani Satyam Reddy, looking for the petitioner, said the State Level Police Recruitment Board had prolonged “undue favor” to home guards working with the police by flouting standards and in violation of the rules for reservation.
The bench queried the recruitment board how it could accommodate home guards who had got 63 marks in the general category when the cut off was 80. Mr. B. Mahender Reddy, special TS counsel, whispered when the leftover vacancies in the general category were occupied with candidates of other categories, the question of cut-off marks would not arise.
Chairman of the recruitment board Mr. Purnachandra Rao, tried to explain something, the bench took protest and told him to speak through special counsel.
While differing with the conflict of the special counsel, the bench whispered that the candidates who have secured cut off marks in the general category should be considering under the category.
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Mr. Mahender Reddy whispered certificates were being verified, it would take four weeks. Appointment letters would be giving out after that. He sought time to till Monday to submit all the information.
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Mr. Satyam Reddy urged the bench to record the declaration of the special counsel. Obliging him, the bench adjourned the case to Monday.
Akshaya Gold auction put off
The High Court of Hyderabad canceled the notification give out for the auction of six properties which belongs to Akshaya Gold Company that was arranged on Wednesday due to the poor reply.
A division bench including Justice V Ramasubramanian and S.V. Bhatt Justice was with a dealing a petition by Akshaya Gold client and Agents Welfare Associations seeking to assign the properties of Akshaya Gold and refunding depositors.
The high court asked counsels for the petitioner and respondents to advise ways to go ahead with the auction.
The bench excluded the proposal mooted by about 30 depositors to allot land for the value of their deposits instead of cash.
The bench noted that only four bids had been given in for only two of the assets. It asked the register office to return the earnest cash deposited by the bidders and adjourned hearing to March 13.