GUWAHATI- A division bench of the Gauhati High Court consisting Chief Justice Sudhansu Dhulia and Justice Soumitra Saikia today directed the factory of Dharampal Satyapal at Guwahati to be de-sealed. The police officials of Maharashtra had sealed the factory on the ground that Panmasala manufactured by the Company at Guwahati was found to be in possession of a dealer at Solapur(Maharashtra) where manufacturing, selling , storage of panmasala is banned.
The High Court on an appeal filed against the order of Single Judge held the seizure appears to be primafacie illegal for not following the mandatory provisions of S 102(3),Crpc.
Dr Ashok Saraf Senior Advocate appeared alongwith Amit Goyal and Pritam Baruah advocates appeared for the company.
Dharampal Satyapal Group (DS Group) is a conglomerate founded in 1929 in Chandni Chowk, New Delhi by Lala Dharampal Sugandhi. Dharampal’s son, Satyapal, took over the company after his father. The company is named after the father-son duo. The company has a turnover of over Rs 6500 crore. Dharampal Satyapal Limited (DSL) is the flagship company of the Dharampal Satyapal Group.