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

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
PTI June 24, 2014 18:22 IST
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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.