MUHAMMAD MOHIDIN SAIT Vs. MUNICIPAL COMMISSIONERS FOR THE CITY OF MADRAS
LAWS(PVC)-1901-9-11
PRIVY COUNCIL
Decided on September 24,1901

MUHAMMAD MOHIDIN SAIT Appellant
VERSUS
MUNICIPAL COMMISSIONERS FOR THE CITY OF MADRAS Respondents

JUDGEMENT

Abnold White, C J - (1.) In this case the plaintiff sued for an injunction to restrain the defendants (the Municipal Commissioners for the City of Madras) from continuing to use a certain plot of ground as a burning and burial ground, and he claimed damages for special injury which he alleged he had sustained by reason of the use of the ground in question as a burning and burial ground.
(2.) The first question for consideration is whether the evidence shows that the use of the ground as a burning and burial ground constitutes an actionable nuisance.
(3.) The second issue in the case is whether the user of the defendants land in the manner alleged in the plaint is a nuisance to the plaintiff and is as such actionable? The finding of the learned Judge upon this issue was in the negative.;


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