Hyderabad : Hyderabad police commissioner C.V. Anand held court as a magistrate and imposed Section 107 CrPC proceedings for the first time in the Hyderabad commissionerate to maintain peace in the city following gang wars between two groups in Rein Bazaar.
The police commissioner according to the rules is an executive magistrate (additional district magistrate).Anand said Section 107 CrPC was an effective means for “preventing breach of peace or disturbance of public tranquillity” in connection with religious processions, festivals, fairs, elections, political movements or disputes between groups and factions.
He examined the information placed before him by the SHO, Rein Bazar P.S that there is a dispute between two groups, one led by Mohd. Abdul Basith and 4 others and another group led by Mohd. Abdul Rawoof, rowdy sheeter of Rein Bazar PS over a piece of house property located in 500 Sq. Yards of land in Yakuthpura, Hyderabad. The property belongs to late Smt. Sandhya, who died in 1996, left behind her husband.C V Anand heard the presentation of case facts by the S.H.O., Rein Bazaar PS and also heard the versions of rival parties.
After hearing the rival parties, Anand ordered each to execute a bond for an amount of Rs 25,000 with two sureties and adjourned the matter to December 23.