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Patna High Court sends Kaimur DM to court's custody on contempt charge

PTI 24 Jun 2014, 18:22:26 IST
Patna: The Patna High Court today sent a district magistrate to court custody for contempt.

Justice Rakesh Kumar sent Kaimur District Magistrate Arvind Kumar Singh to custody till the rising of the court for not complying with a 2009 court order of land settlement in Bhabua, the headquarters of Kaimur district.

The HC had ordered the DM for settlement of land of Suresh Kumar Singh, a policeman, but it did not happen.

The DM was kept in the court's custody and released only after the court closed for the day.