The order was passed by the single bench of Justice A Bimol Singh in response to a petition filed by Dr. P Shyamsunder, challenging the extension of Dr. K Rajo as medical director on contract basis after his retirement.
On December 8, 2020, the Imphal Free Press had published a report on Medical aspirants waiting for admission as MBBS seats in Manipur’s medical college are yet to be increased. In connection with the news, a PIL was filed.
The bail was granted after Ibobi furnished bail bond of Rs 1 lakh along with two sureties.
The former MLA of Kakching said he is preparing an appeal under section 116-A of the Representation of Peoples Act, 1951 against the judgment before the Supreme Court.
During the court hearing, a counter affidavit on behalf of the state was submitted by the government’s counsel.
The re-contempt case was heard by a division bench comprising Justice Lanusungkum Jamir and Justice Kh Nobin on Thursday.
The Manipur High Court on June 4 passed an interim order that lawyers can attend court and court related works between 2 pm to 5 pm without carrying curfew pass.