Justice (Retired) CS Karnan, At War With Supreme Court Judges, Arrested

Vastavam web: Justice (Retired) CS Karnan,  who has been fighting with Supreme court of India was arrested at Coimbatore. Almost six weeks after the Supreme Court ordered his arrest for contempt of court, former High Court judge CS Karnan, who retired last week, was arrested today at Tamil Nadu’s Coimbatore by the West Bengal Police. He will be flown to Chennai tonight, brought to Kolkata tomorrow and sent to Presidency jail. Asked if Justice (retired) Karnan would first be produced in court in Kolkata, an officer of the Criminal Investigation Department of West Bengal Police, which conducted the arrest, said, no question. “The Supreme Court has already ordered a jail term of six months for him,” the officer said. Justice (retired) Karnan is the first ever sitting high court judge to have had an arrest warrant issued against and sentenced to a jail term. The Supreme Court also ordered that his “mental health” be examined before it ordered his arrest on May 9. Justice (retired) Karnan, 62, repeatedly claimed he was been victimized because he was a Dalit.