Karnan J. contempt: SC issues notice, withdraws judicial and administrative work from judge [Read order]

Karnan

By Murali Krishnan & Vasudha Misra

The Latin maxim Quis custodiet ipsos custodes raises a very pertinent question: 'Who will judge the judges?' And today, it seems that a seven-judge Bench of the Supreme Court took it upon itself to answer that question with respect to controversial judge, CS Karnan J.

In an unprecedented move, the Bench today issued notice to Justice Karnan in a suo motu contempt case.

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