Arrest warrant served to Justice Karnan, 100 policemen reach his home

Kolkata: West Bengal Director Basic of Police Surajit Kar Purakayastha at the moment served a bailable warrant to Justice C S Karnan of Calcutta Excessive Court docket which was issued by the Supreme Court docket in a contempt case on March 10.

The DGP visited the residence of Justice Karnan in New City space right here together with Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar and DIG (CID) Rajesh Kumar and handed him over the warrant.

"The DGP handed over the bailable warrant to Justice Karnan at his New Town residence this morning," a senior official of the state police drive mentioned.

A big police staff was posted exterior Karnan's residence when the three senior police officers visited the place. In keeping with a report in NDTV, round 100 policemen led by the DGP reached Karnan’s home to serve the warrant

In an unprecedented order, the Supreme Court docket had issued the arrest warrant in opposition to Justice Karnan to make sure his presence earlier than it on March 31 in a contempt case.

Hitting again on the apex court docket, Justice Karnan had said that they’ve "no locus standi" to subject a bailable warrant in opposition to a sitting decide and alleged that he was being focused for being a dalit.

Justice Karnan additionally issued an 'order' of registration of a case beneath Schedule Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 in opposition to Chief Justice of India Justice J S Khehar and 6 different judges, directing CBI to analyze these instances.

On Friday, Karnan demanded a 'compensation' of Rs 14 crore from the apex court docket for 'insulting' him in public and inflicting him psychological stress.