prisoners belonging to Gohar Shahi sect were facing charges of allegedly staying
in India without valid passport or documents.
Bench comprising Chief Justice Ajit Prakash Shah and Justice S Muralidhar
directed the government to submit a reply within two weeks to a petition filed
by a prisoner challenging their repatriation. The court stayed their deportation
till further order.
government had moved an application before a city court on Tuesday seeking its
permission to withdraw all cases registered against them for repatriating them