Two days ago, expressing dissatisfaction over the police failing to act against former High Court Judge C.S Karnan over uploading obscene and defamatory content against sitting judges and women advocates,
The Madras High Court on Monday summoned the DGP and Chennai Commissioner of Police to physically appear before it on December 7.
Following this towards controversial video posts by the former Judge Karnan, he was arrested by the Cybercrime police, in Avadi, Wednesday 02 Decmeber .
While the Madras HC had earlier slammed the former High Court Judge CS Karnan for making adverse remarks against Supreme Court Judges and judicial staff, the issue has taken an unexpected twist with his arrest.
This Judge also earlier arrested following a Supreme Court order in a case where he defamed Supreme Court judges by alleging scam changes against them ..
The Court was hearing a petition filed by the Bar Council of Tamil Nadu against the retired High Court Judge for passing rape threats and sexually coloured remarks against wives of judges, women lawyers and female court staff. The Council had sought registration of FIR/ initiation of of appropriate proceedings against such “unfortunate utterances”.