Justice Anand Byarareddy passed the order while disposing of a petition, filed by Mr. Seetaram in 2009 March, claiming Rs.
The Karnataka High Court on Monday directed the State government to pay Rs.
Mr. Seetaram was released on February 3 after his wife had approached the High Court through a habeas corpus writ petition alleging illegal detention.
1 lakh compensation to B.V. Seetaram, Director and Chairman of Chitra Publications that publishes Kannada eveninger Karavali Ale from Mangaluru, for illegally detaining him for 15 days in 2009.
While declining to pass order for granting higher compensation as sought by him, the court gave him liberty to approach the civil court as per law.
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