CUTTACK: The Orissa High Court on Tuesday slapped a fine of Rs 3,000 on Puri district public Prosecutor Bijay Mishra for arbitrarily removing three additional public prosecutors.

Disposing of a petition filed by aggrieved APPs, the division bench of Chief Justice Bilal Nazki and Mr Justice I M Quddusi gave the order with a direction that the removed APPs should be immediately taken up in the government panel.