Delhi High Court has initiated a suo motu matter concerning the issue of expediting the trials against MPs/MLAs to which the Division Bench of Chief Justice DN Patel and Justice Prateek Jalan has also issued notices to the Central Government, the Delhi Government, and the Registry of the high court.
The Rouse Avenue court in Delhi has been designated as a Special Court to take up matters concerning the MPs and MLAs trials.
The Court has sought an affidavit from the parties on the work done by them in the area of fast-track disposal of cases trials against MPs/MLAs.
The said suo motu matter has been initiated after the direction of the Supreme Court on September 16 whereby all the high courts were directed to formulate a framework to expedite the pending trials against Members of Parliament and the Members of Legislative Assemblies.
Apart from Special Judge (PC Act) Ajay Kumar Kuhar and Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Vishal Pahuja, Special Judges (PC Act) Vikas Dhull and Geetanjali Goel along with Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrates Harvinder Singh and Dhirendra Rana will also take up matters against MPs/MLAs.