Former Calcutta HC judge CS Karnan was today released from jail after serving his six-month sentence for contempt of court.
It was reported that the Supreme Court of India sentenced to jail term to Former Calcutta HC judge CS Karnan in connection with contempt of court.
While interacting with the media, Saraswati Karnan, Karnan’s wife told yesterday, “He (Karnan) is scheduled to be released tomorrow. I am coming to Kolkata to accompany him back to Chennai”.
The sentence was pronounced by Supreme Court of India in May.
Former Calcutta High Court judge CS Karnan’s counsel Mathew J Nedumpara said in a statement, “Justice Karnan has been released from Presidency Jail”.
It was reported that Justice CS Karnan first sitting High Court judge to have been sentenced to jail.
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