Sc Refuses To Pay Attention Justice Karnan’S Petition Against Six-Month Prison Term

He had sought recall of the apex court order awarding him six month imprisonment, saying that he could not be held guilty of ‘contempt of court’.
The petition was held as “not maintainable” by the apex court registry.
Meanwhile, the lawyers representing Justice Karnan have claimed that a representation has been made to the President seeking suspension of the Supreme Court order sentencing him to six-month imprisonment for contempt.
I thus see no reasonable cause to receive the present writ petition for registration under the provisions of Supreme Court rules, 2013″, the registrar said.
The said findings have since attained finality,” an apex court registrar, who deals with listing of fresh writ petitions, said in his order.

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