All court sittings in Manipur suspended till Aug 7

Newmai News Network
Imphal | July 31

Regular court sittings for both the high court and district courts/tribunals in Manipur will remain suspended till August 7, said a notification of the High Court of Manipur issued on Friday.

The court sittings are to remain suspended in view of the state government order extending the complete lockdown to combat the COVID-19 pandemic in the state till August 6, 2020.

However, all courts in the state including the High Court will take up urgent motion cases through video conferencing, it also said.

The court proceedings including special ordered cases will be done through video conferencing facility as per a notification issued by the high court on April 8, 2020.

However, in case video conferencing is not possible due to any reason, physical court may be conducted by maintaining strict COVID-19 protocol and social distancing on permission, the notification added.