Warrant issued against Justice Karnan

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Respond on contempt notice: Supreme Court to Karnan

New Delhi: The Supreme Court of India today issued a bailable warrant against Justice C.S. Karnan of the Calcutta High Court for not appearing as per the directions before the court.

This decision is seen as an exceptional step with a seven-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar directed the West Bengal Director General of Police to serve the bailable warrant to Justice Karnan.

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The Supreme Court further asked him to be present before court on March 31. The bench also asked him to furnish a personal bond of Rs 10,000.

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