In-house investigation panel SC rejects complaint about sexual harassment against CJI

NEW DELHI: The Internal Panel Of Three Monday Judges Rejected Chief Justice Complaint.

The Probe Panel, Led By Justice S A Bobde, Said It Was Not Any Substance In The Allegations Of The Dismissed Worker Who Had Complained Against Sexual Harassment

The SC Said In A Press Release That The Content Of The Commission's Report, Which Is Part Of The Internal Procedure, Will Not Be Made Public According To The Apex Court ' S 2003 In The Case.

The Former Apex Court Employee Had Leveled The Charges Against The CJI, Which Was Brought Into The Public Domain By Some News Web Portals On April 20.

SC Press Release About The Research Report.

The Woman Had At The Home Office Of CJI Gogoi ' Worked In Delhi And The Allegations Were Carried On By Newportals Based On The Sworn Statement

Describing The Claims Of Sexual Harassment Against Him As Unbelievable, CJI Had Convened The Extraordinary Session At The Supreme Court In Which He Said A Larger Conspiracy Was Behind And He Would Not Be So Low Even To Deny These Claims.

Justice Gogoi Had Said" Greater Power" Wanted To Deactivate The CJI Office

Justice NV Ramana Was Initially Part Of The Panel Of Three Judges. But The Complainant Sought The Judgment Of Justice Ramana ' While Claiming He Had A Close Relationship With CJI Gogoi. Judge Ramana Recused, Even Though He Refuted The Claims Of Complainant 's Powerful Justice Malhotra Took The Place Of Justice Ramana ' S And This Gave The Panel The Majority Of The Women.

The Complainant Took Part In The Investigation Procedure For Two Days And Recorded Her Statement. But On The Third Day, She Opted For It And Complained That She Was Denied The Help Of Lawyer Vrinda Grover In Front Of The Panel. Proponents Of Grover, Prashant Bhushan, Shanti Bhushan, Indira Jaising And Kamini Jaiswal Helped The Woman In Filing The Complaint About Sexual Harassment Against The CJI.

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