Top StoriesSupreme Court Dismisses Skoda-Volkswagen’s Plea To Quash FIR Over Alleged Cheat Emission Devices LIVELAW NEWS NETWORK25 Nov 2020 11:50 PMShare This – xThe Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed the special leave petition filed by international car manufacturer Skoda-Volkswagen seeking to quash an FIR registered over alleged cheat emissions devices installed in vehicles.It was on November 4 that a bench headed by the Chief Justice of India reserved orders on the petition filed by Skoda Volkswagen India Pvt Ltd challenging an FIR registered by…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginThe Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed the special leave petition filed by international car manufacturer Skoda-Volkswagen seeking to quash an FIR registered over alleged cheat emissions devices installed in vehicles.It was on November 4 that a bench headed by the Chief Justice of India reserved orders on the petition filed by Skoda Volkswagen India Pvt Ltd challenging an FIR registered by the UP Police.The Allahabad High Court had in October dismissed the Volkswagen India’s plea for quashing of an FIR dated July 10 registered against it in Noida for installing “cheat devices” in its vehicles.In the petition filed in the apex court against the High Court order, the lawyer of automobile manufacturer, Senior Advocate Dr Abhishek Manu Singhvi, had submitted that the FIR was with respect to the same allegations of cheat emission devices over which the National Green Tribunal had imposed fine in 2019. Dr. Singhvi submitted that the Supreme Court has stayed the NGT’s fine order and while the matter is sub-judice, the FIR has been filed as a tool for harassment.The complainant’s lawyer Senior Advocate Maninder Singh had submitted that the FIR was with respect to the personal allegations of his client with respect to cheating by the car manufacturer.Subscribe to LiveLaw, enjoy Ad free version and other unlimited features, just INR 599 Click here to Subscribe. All payment options available.loading….Next Story
Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York From left: Yamil Miesesulerio, Jeffrey Artiles and Jonathan SanchezThree Brentwood men have been arrested for an armed home invasion in North Lindenhurst on Sunday night, Suffolk County police said.The three men, one armed with a handgun, forced their way into a house on Feustal Street where they stole cash and cell phones from a resident and the victim’s friend at 10:30 p.m., police said.The assailants fled on foot but were apprehended by a K-9 officer shortly later. Neither victim was injured.Charged with burglary and robbery were 18-year-old Jeffrey Artiles, 24-year-old Yamil Miesesulerio and 26-year-old Jonathan Sanchez. Artiles was additionally charged with criminal possession of a weapon.All three were scheduled to be arraigned Monday at First District Court in Central Islip.
For all the Latest Sports News News, Cricket News News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps. New Delhi: The Australia Cricket Association (ACA) has called for the ban on Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft to be lifted after an independent ethics review blamed Cricket Australia’s ‘culture’ for the ball-tampering scandal in Cape Town. “Given that CA’s system and culture were contributing factors, the ACA Executive calls for the lifting of penalties on Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft imposed by the Board. My message to Cricket Australia: these contrite men have been punished enough. Let these contrite men play,” ACA president and former Australian cricketer Greg Dyer said in a statement.Read More | India v West Indies, 4th ODI: India win by 224 runsThe independent review by the Sydney-based Ethics Centre of the ball-tampering scandal accused Cricket Australia (CA)of having an “arrogant” and “controlling” culture that led to players cheating in pursuit of victory. It also accused the cricket board of paying lip service to the spirit of the game, leaving players without any moral guidance. Read More | Cricket Australia’s ‘arrogant’, ‘controlling’ culture criticised”The Responsibility for that larger picture lies with CA and not just the players held directly responsible for the appalling incident at Newlands,” said the review, which was released on Monday. ACA-CA Stand-off to intensifyThe latest statement, however, is all set to intensify the stand-off between Australia’s cricket board and the Cricketer’s Association. Earlier, Cricket Australia chairman David Peever said the sanctions handed out to Warner, Smith and Bancroft in the aftermath of the ball tampering incident that unfurled in the Newlands Test would not be lifted. Read More | Shikhar Dhawan heading back to Delhi Daredevils in IPL 2019?A spokesman for Cricket Australia said they expected a dialogue with the ACA once an official submission was made and they were open to engaging with the ACA in a positive manner. “We have seen the ACA statement and note they will be making a submission to the CA Board in the next 48 hours,” the CA spokesman said. Sandpaper Gate – the Ball-tampering sagaThe Newlands Test between South Africa and Australia at Cape Town earlier in 2018 was overshadowed by the ball-tampering scandal in which Bancroft was caught on camera trying to scuff the ball with a yellow sandpaper. The scandal, dubbed as ‘Sandpaper Gate’, resulted in Smith and Warner being banned for a year by Cricket Australia while Bancroft received a ban of nine months.