| Chennai |
October 28, 2020 2:22:37 am
Following a criticism by a lawyer of the Madras Excessive Courtroom, the Chennai police cyber cell on Tuesday booked former HC choose C S Karnan for his remarks towards a number of former and sitting judges of the excessive courtroom and the Supreme Courtroom.
A senior officer stated the criticism was adopted by a letter written by senior attorneys of Madras Excessive Courtroom to Chief Justice of India Sharad A Bobde towards Karnan over a video wherein he’s purportedly heard making objectionable feedback towards girls, threatening judicial officers and spouses of judges with sexual violence.
The video additionally exhibits Karnan alleging that some judges of the Supreme Courtroom and the excessive courtroom “sexually assaulted girls courtroom workers and ladies judges” and naming the alleged victims.
The attorneys’ letter to CJI Bobde stated Karnan’s statements “quantity to a horrific act of violence and an affront to the dignity of all girls” and “reveal a deep-rooted misogyny” and sought instant motion.
On Tuesday, the cyber cell booked Karnan underneath Sections 153 and 509.
The Supreme Courtroom had sentenced Karnan to 6 months’ imprisonment in Might 2017 after he was discovered responsible by a seven-judge bench for contempt of the apex courtroom, the judiciary and judicial course of.
He was punished when he had six months left within the service. Karnan, who confronted a number of corruption allegations throughout his profession, had claimed that he was focused due to his Dalit background.
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