City cops in Chennai to arrest Justice Karnan

Chennai
10 May 2017

A Kolkata Police team reached here today to arrest Calcutta High Court Judge Justice C S Karnan, a day after the Supreme Court of India sentenced him to six months' jail in a contempt case. According to unconfirmed reports, Justice Karnan is at present not in Tamil Nadu but at Srikalahasthi in neighbouring Andhra Pradesh. The judge was staying at a guest house after he arrived here yesterday before the apex court delivered its verdict. Later, he addressed the media in his room. The Kolkata Police personnel have spoken to their Tamil Nadu counterparts on executing the arrest order, the local police said.