New Delhi, Jun 14: Supreme Court on Friday stayed a Bombay High Court order which had directed the registration of FIR against NCP leader and Leader of the Opposition (LoP) in Maharashtra Legislative Council Dhananjay Munde in connection with his alleged involvement in a land grabbing case.
In its interim order, a vacation bench headed by Justice Surya Kant said, "We stay the Bombay High Court order till further hearing in the case. We will later hear the matter."
The Apex Court, while staying the Bombay High Court order, said, the Bombay High Court can't pass such orders in disregard to Cr PC (Criminal Procedure Code) as Article 226 plea is not a 'Ram Ban'.
Mr Munde had on Thursday approached the Supreme Court against Bombay High Court order for lodging of an FIR against him in a land grab case.The Top Court had agreed and decided to hear the matter on Friday. (UNI)