APPLICATION FOR COMMITTAL FOR CONTEMPT
 The Applicant has brought this application to vindicate the law and its sanctions. He accuses the Respondent of breaking the law by disrespecting an application for injunction order served on him and thereby bringing the administration of justice into disrepute by demolishing the Applicant’s structures on the land, the subject matter of the dispute between them.
 Black’s Law Dictionary 8th Edition defines contempt as “conduct that defies the authority or dignity of a Court or legislature. Because such conduct interferes with the administration of justice, it is punishable, usually by fine or imprisonment.” The Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary of Current English by A.S. Hornby (7th Edition) also defines contempt of court as “the crime of refusing to obey an order made by a court; not showing respect for a court or judge.”
 The power of the High Court to punish for contempt is provided in S.10 of the …