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Traders, clearing agents protest 'high-handedness' of officials
But nowhere has such high-handedness been more pronounced than in anything or any service labelled 'sin tax' by governments of the day.COMPLIANCEIn Kenya, the latest entrants into the 'sin tax' bracket are the betting firms, who often are doing clean business and following all the rules of the land set by the very government, but who are often hounded every now and then for what appears to be none other than additional tax revenue when all other taxation avenues have been milked to the hilt.
Blaming the US government, the statement said "This clearly proves that the UN Security Council, overpowered by high-handedness and arbitrariness of the US, has only turned into the tool of infringement on people's rights and barbarous state sponsored terrorism."
Until then, the SHO has been suspended and has been sent to the police lines from the police station.Earlier in the day, a public protest was also held outside the Paharipura police station against the high-handedness of the police.
The latest example is the issuance of notice to senior Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani for appearing before a local court in a 15 years old case that speaks volumes about this high-handedness.
The National Union of Peoples' Lawyers (NUPL) slammed the police's 'high-handedness' on Tuesday when it prevented militant transport leader George San Mateo from posting bail, a move that shocked even a jeepney group that has been supportive of the government's modernization program.
A higher growth rate has been envisaged if the government ensures that checks and balances are in place and it conforms to due diligence rather than high-handedness in decision-making.
Mirza's master stroke: Minister has walked the talk by ordering a probe into the allegations of high-handedness from the part of a few EWA employees who had trespassed into a house to disconnect power.
In a fresh bout of diplomatic sniping, the head of a task force set up by Argentine president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner to deal with the issue accused him of "colonial high-handedness".
Superintendent of Police, Bijapur, Prashant Agrawal, said: "Influenced by the surrender and rehabilitation policy of the administration, ten Maoists have laid down their arms and expressed disappointment over the high-handedness of senior cadres."
Complainants were bound to suffer high-handedness, he said, adding drivers and people were helpless.
Museveni said Chinese lending is also "completely free of the usual meddling and high-handedness of some of the friends from outside".
The U.S.-initiated case against Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom over alleged copyright violations by customers of the online storage firm is unraveling in New Zealand due to police missteps and American high-handedness.
This same media has laid the blame already for any inconvenience suffered by workers affected by the strikes at the feet of unions and their members with barely a mention of Government intransigence, high-handedness or culpability in the strikes.