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Kerala HC orders arrest of woman IAS officer in contempt case

Press Trust of India  |  Kochi 

The High today ordered the arrest of a woman IAS officer in connection with a contempt plea after she did not appear in the as directed earlier.

A division bench comprising Acting Chief Justice Antony Dominic and Justice Dama Seshadri Naidu gave the direction to police after A Shanimol, Managing Director of Water Authority (KWA), failed to appear.

The bench also directed the police to produce her in the on November 15.

The bench also rejected a plea by the officer seeking exemption from appearing in person.

The court gave the order while hearing a contempt of the court filed by a Chennai-based firm alleging that the officer failed to implement a single bench order directing increase of amount of a contract work of the KWA.

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First Published: Fri, November 10 2017. 19:28 IST