Madras High Court invokes principle of 'karma', grants relief to police constable facing punitive transfer

Justice S Srimathy of the Madurai bench said that punishment for criminal acts is based on reformative theory and invoked principles of Karma to grant relief to a police constable.
Justice S Srimathy
Justice S Srimathy

The Madurai bench of the Madras High Court recently granted relief to a constable of the Tamil Nadu police, who was subjected to four transfers within 18 months, and was facing 13 disciplinary proceedings for alleged misconduct [R Srimurugan vs The Inspector General of Police and Ors].

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