Maruti violence: Haryana paid Rs.1.44 crore to lawyer

Last Updated: Wed, May 15, 2013 17:10 hrs

Gurgaon, May 15 (IANS) A senior lawyer from Delhi, hired by the Haryana government to fight the case against workers for violence at Maruti's Manesar unit last year, was paid Rs.1.44 crore as fees in the last six months, a reply to a Right to Information application has revealed.

Special public prosecutor K.T.S. Tulsi, appointed by the Haryana government to fight the case against 147 workers prosecuted by police for their involvement in the violence at the passenger car maker's plant on July 18 last year has been paid Rs.1,43,96,750, Rajendra Pathak of All India Lawyers' Union said Wednesday.

Tulsi was appointed by the state government in August last year.

The violence at Maruti's Manesar unit had claimed the life of a senior company official while around hundred others were left injured.



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