Judge ar­gues con­tempt doesn’t hold against him, says is­sue be re­ferred to Par­lia­ment

The Economic Times - - Pure Politics -

New Delhi: Ina­nun­prece­dent­edges­ture a 7-judge bench of the Supreme Cour­tonMon­day­said­it­may­con­sider is­su­ing a bail­able or non-bail­able ar­rest war­rant against con­tro­ver­sial Cal­cut­taHighCourt­judgeCSKar­nan should the lat­ter fail to ap­pear be­fore theit­tode­fenda­gain­stcharge­sof con­tempt of court against him.

The bench gave Kar­nan yet an­other chance to ap­pear be­fore the court on March 10, 2017, af­ter he missed the hearingonMon­daysay­inghe­was­not given suf­fi­cient time. In a let­ter re­leased to the press, Kar­nan said con-

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