HC refuses to interfere in order against industrialist Muthiah
Madurai, Nov 13 (PTI): The Madurai bench of the Madras
High Court Tuesday refused to interfere in the Revenue
Divisonal Officer's (RDO) order directing industrialist M A M
R Muthiah to hand over the property of Tamil Isai Sangam here
to its manager A S Palaniappan.
Justice G Jayachandran said the chairman of Chettinad
group Muthiah had tried illegal means to take possession of
the property from Palaniappan, who was residing there, and
moved the court against the August 24 order of the RDO.
The order had directed Mutiah to handover possession of
the property to the Manager who had been in physical
possession of the property until May 28,2017 and to the Rani
Meyammai Chettinad Trust.
Both the parties had complained of criminal intimidation
and trespass against each other and the police had submitted a
report to the RDO expressing concern over breach of peace in
the wake of the rivalry.
Following this, the RDO had intervened and passed the
order directing Muthiah to hand over the property to
Hearing the petition against the order, the judge said
Muthiah had not resorted to legal means to prove his claim
over the property in question.
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