Delhi HC imposes fine of Rs 20 lakh to Juhi Chawla, two others while dismissing their plea against 5G rollout

Juhi Chawla and two others had filed a suit before the High Court demanding 5G technology to be certified safe before its roll out

Juhi Chawla 5G Row

Afew days back, Juhi Chawla seemed to be on a mission against the upcoming launch of 5G technology. Juhi Chawla, alongwith two other people went onto filed a suit before the High Court. They demanded that the upcoming 5G technology should be ‘certified safe’ before its roll out, on the basis if the ill effects that the radiations can have on many people.

The latest update on the case is that, the  Delhi High Court dismissed the plea made by Juhi Chawla against the rollout of 5G technology in India (Juhi Chawla & ors vs Science and Engineering Research Board & ors).

Speaking on the case, the Bench of Justice JR Midha reportedly said that the entire suit of banning 5G technology seemed to garner publicity, keeping in mind how Juhi Chawla had circulated web link of the hearing on social media.

Additionally, the said Court also imposed a fine of Rs. 20 lakh on ishq actress and two others (Veeresh Malik and Teena Vachani) for abusing the process of law.

As per an article in Barandbench, it stated that, the Court said, “Plaintiffs abused process of law. Costs of Rs 20 lakh is imposed on plaintiffs: Court. It appears suit was for publicity. Juhi Chawla circulated link of the hearing on social media. No case made out for leave to institute suit (under Section 80).. or to sue in representative capacity. Plaint is defective and not maintainable. There is no personal knowledge of averments. Plaint based on legal advise not maintainable. Matter is over. You have your legal remedies”.



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