Today the Apex Court ordered punishment in form of six months imprisonment to Calcutta High Court judges Justice CS Karnan for disrespecting the court.
Also, the Supreme Court proscribed media for publishing gratified of orders approved by Justice C S Karnan. Justice CS Karnan is a very first sedentary judge of a higher court who will be sent to jail in judicial history.
Supreme Court has asked West Bengal DGP to arrest him immediately. At present CS Karnan is in Chennai and he is staying at the formal guest house. Earlier, the 7 -judge bench had given 1 month to reply to the disrespect notice to Justice Karnan.
On March 31, CS Karnan appeared before the Supreme Court and he denied to go thru any medical test and also said he will not follow any order given by the court.
Early to this Justice CS Karnan had raised a suo motu order against all seven judges including the chief justice of India. He ordered them to appear in the court on or before April 28 in the case of violating Scheduled Castes and Tribes but all 7 judges did not turn in the court.