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Justice Karnan pleads President to suspend apex court order

Earlier, the high court judge was sentenced to 6 months imprisonment by the apex court

ANI  |  New Delhi 

Mathew J. Nethumpara, who claims to be the lawyer for Kolkata High Court sitting Judge Justice CS Karnan, approached President Pranab Mukherjee and filed a petition on Friday, seeking suspension of the Supreme Court order sentencing Karnan to six months imprisonment for contempt of court. Nethumpara pleaded to exercise the jurisdiction invested in his Excellency under Article 72 of the Constitution and suspend or stay the operation of the order dated May 9, passed by the Supreme Court convicting and sentencing the petitioner Justice Karnan. The apex court in its order had on May ...

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First Published: Fri, May 19 2017. 17:46 IST
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