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 Kerala Water Authority (KWA), failed to appear.
The bench also directed the police to produce her in the court 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 petition 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.
(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)