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Santosh Narain Pandey And Others v. State Of U.P.And Others - WRIT - A No. 55809 of 2003  RD-AH 4451 (14 March 2007)
Hon'ble Pankaj Mithal, J.
List has been revised. None appears on behalf of the petitioners.
Heard learned Standing counsel and perused the record.
Petitioners were selected for the post of constable in U.P. Police. During the training period they were paid regular salary. Subsequently, on the basis of the G.O. Dated 7th July 2003 (Annexure 2 to the writ petition), the respondents tried to recover the salary paid to the petitioners during the training period on the ground that the said salary was paid without financial approval and the petitioners were only entitled to payment of stipend and not regular salary.
In the above circumstances, the petitioners challenged the G.O. Dated 7.7.2003 and prayed for a writ of mandamus restraining the respondents for making any recovery of the salary paid to them during the training period.
The issue regarding the above G.O. has been considered and decided by the High Court vide judgment and order dated 12.4.2005 passed in the Writ Petition No. 54870 of 2004 and other connected petitions. The writ petitions were allowed and the respondents were restrained for making any recovery from the petitioners.
Learned Standing counsel accepts that the matter is covered by the aforesaid decision.
In view of the above, the writ petition is allowed in terms of the judgment and order of this High Court dated 12.4.2005 passed in Writ Petition No. 54870 of 2004 Nagesh Upadhyay Vs. State of U.P. & Others and connected writ petitions and the respondents are restrained from making any recovery from the petitioners as aforesaid.
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