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Justice Karnan fails to appear, SC orders his health check up

The bench observed these actions may also indicate he is not in position to defend himself

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Defiant Calcutta High Court Judge Justice C S Karnan, facing contempt, today failed to appear in the Supreme Court which took note of the "tenor" of his press briefings and orders and directed his mental health check-up by a team of doctors with the support of cops. Reacting to the order, a belligerent Justice Karnan said in Kolkata that he will not appear before such a medical board as directed by the Supreme Court. A plea that Justice Karnan, due to retire in June, be "allowed to go" as he was not in a position to defend himself, did not cut much ice with a ...

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First Published: Tue, May 02 2017. 00:32 IST
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