This ruling is in respect of an application on notice for an order to commit the Managing Directors of the defendants companies for contempt of court under Order 50 of the High Court (Civil Procedure) Rules, 2004 (CI 47).
On 24th September, 2009 the plaintiff was granted an order for Interlocutory Injunction restraining the defendants, their agents, assigns, workmen, personal representatives, successors and all those claiming from or through them from entering, developing or doing anything on the land in dispute, adverse to the interest of the plaintiff.
The said order was to remain in force for ten days within which the defendants were to be put on notice. Defendants were served with the order on 24th September, 2009 and before the order expired, they were served with Motion on Notice for Interlocutory Injunction. In spite of this, workers of the defendants continued working on the land in dispute. This led to the current application.
The defendants companies per their Managing Director…