The complaint was filed by a non-practising advocate S Devika, a non-aggrieved party and Karnan's contention was that only an aggrieved party can file a complaint against any person.
Nevertheless, Karnan had appeared before the police for inquiry.
Meanwhile, a case was filed in the Madras High Court to register a case against Karnan.
It may be recalled that when Karnan was a Judge in the Calcutta High Court, he was sentenced to six-month jail for contempt of court in 2017 by the Supreme Court. He was arrested by the Kolkata Police and served his jail term.
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