Madras High Court hauls up litigant who called Judicial Magistrate a "Bastard" for Contempt of Court [Read Order]

Meera Emmanuel May 4 2019
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The Madras High Court recently had occasion to draw the curtains on a "legal play" of sorts involving a disgruntled litigant who had called a judicial magistrate a bastard and whose no-onion childhood diet eventually found a place in the judicial order sentencing him for contempt of Court.

The peculiar case was traced back to a civil dispute lost by one, Manoharan, before a District Civil Court. Embittered by his loss, Manoharan is alleged to have berated his legal opponent one night and thereafter . . .

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