SC adjourns contempt plea against Manoj Tiwari

New Delhi [India], Oct 12 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Friday adjourned the contempt plea filed against Delhi Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Manoj Tiwari for allegedly breaking the seal of a locked house in an unauthorised colony in North East Delhi's Gokalpur area earlier this month till October 20. Tiwari, while speaking to media after the adjournment of the contempt plea, alleged that the monitoring committee appointed by the top court is violating the laws. He said, "Supreme Court has given us another date. I've the same stand. Our lawyer has once again said it clearly that the monitoring committee is doing illegal work and violating the laws. We have also clearly written in our affidavit that the committee is doing 'pick and choose'. " Earlier, the state BJP chief had urged the top court to stop the sealing drive till the final verdict is pronounced in the case. He further alleged that the monitoring committee appointed by the top court, along with corrupt officials, is running a "corruption racket in the capital." The BJP leader had also said that he has submitted an affidavit in the court stating that the monitoring committee is not doing their work in a responsible manner. Tiwari is facing contempt proceedings for allegedly breaking the lock of a house sealed by the Supreme Court-mandated monitoring committee. However, the BJP lawmaker said that he broke the lock of the premises located in his constituency as it was wrongly sealed by the committee. (ANI)
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