Former Madras High Court Justice CS Karnan was on Wednesday arrested in Chennai for releasing a video abusing Judges and Court staff. Justice Karnan had served in the Madras High Court and the Kolkata High Court.

Justice Karnan
In picture: Calcutta High Court Judge Justice CS Karnan.IANS File Photo

Why is Karnan being arrested? 

After his retirement, Karnan had released a video verbally abusing Judges and Court officials. Based on a complaint filed by the Puducherry Bar Council, a case under four sections was filed against Karnan.

However, no action was taken against him. A case was again filed in Madras High Court stating no action was taken on the complaint post which Karnan was arrested at his Avadi residence.

(Further details awaited )