Chennai: The Tamil Nadu Police on Wednesday arrested retired Excessive Courtroom Decide, Justice CS Karnan, in reference to the discharge on the social media offensive movies/posts with objectionable feedback and threats of sexual violence towards judiciary officers and their relations.
Karnan had allegedly launched the stated movies, after which a number of attorneys had written to the Chief Justice of India towards him. The apex court docket had requested them to method applicable authorities.
In October, Cyber Crime Wing of Chennai Police had registered a case towards Karnan.
The criticism was filed by a non-practising advocate S Devika, a non-aggrieved get together and Karnan’s rivalry was that solely an aggrieved get together can file a criticism towards any individual.
Nonetheless, Karnan had appeared earlier than the police for inquiry.
In the meantime, a case was filed within the Madras Excessive Courtroom to register a case towards Karnan.
It could be recalled that when Karnan was a Decide within the Calcutta Excessive Courtroom, he was sentenced to six-month jail for contempt of court docket in 2017 by the Supreme Courtroom. He was arrested by the Kolkata Police and served his jail time period.