The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court has imposed a cost of ₹50,000 on a man from Sivaganga district for filing a petition by abusing the process of law. The petitioner had alleged that two people in Tirupattur had fraudulently obtained patta for lands.
A Division Bench of Justices P.N. Prakash and R. Hemalatha imposed a cost on R. Muthukrishnan from Tirupattur. The court directed him to pay the cost amount to the Gandhi Memorial Museum in Madurai.