Why are the police not taking action despite many complaints? The Bar Council of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry (BCTNP) on Friday complained to the Madras High Court that its former judge Justice CS Karnan continued to post objectionable videos on social media despite an interim order given by the court on 10 November Had happened.
Appearing before the Division Bench of Justices M Satyanarayanan and R Hemlata, BCTNP President C.S. Chandrasekhar wondered why the police are not taking any action against the former judge despite several complaints.
The advocate said that the Bar Council had initially filed a writ petition on the issue and gave an interim guideline to the Home Secretary and the Director-General of Police to ensure that Facebook, Google, and YouTube prevent access to those videos Some of whom were former judges, including some Supreme Court judges as well as High Court judges and their spouses using “abusive and rude” language.
Even after the interim order, the former judge submitted his side of misconduct against the judiciary and hence the BCTNP decided to file a criminal original petition, a special direction to the cybercrime cell attached to the Greater Chennai Police. Based on a complaint filed by the Council on 6 November to file a First Information Report (FIR).
On Thursday, when the direction petition was listed before Justice T. Ravindran, he referred it to the Division Bench headed by Justice Satyanarayanan, as it seized the similar writ petition preferred by the BCTNP.
After explaining the developments, Mr. Chandrasekhar urged the Bench to issue an instruction to the police to file an FIR and upload the video on social media to those supporting the former judge.
The lawyer expressed surprise at the staunch silence created by several eminent personalities, who had not even chosen to issue a statement condemning the former judge and the reluctance of the police to file an FIR against him. He said that it is unfortunate that no one is coming forward to take action against the person who tarnishes the image of the judiciary.
After his hearing, Justice Satyanarayanan said that his bench would hear the writ petition on Monday if the registry could get it, till then, the reference made by Justice Raveendran to Chief Justice Amreshwar Pratap Sahi would be approved.
Xmc(January 30, 2021 - 5:21 PM)
i was reading throught some of the posts and i stumble on them to be altogether interesting. pathetic my english is not exaclty the very best. would there be anyway to transalte this into my patois, spanish. it would really usurp me a lot. since i could set side by side the english language to the spanish language.