A former female staff member of the Supreme Court has accused Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi of sexual harassment, Indian news website reported on Saturday (April 20).
The woman staffer said the top judge sexually harassed her at his residence office in October 2018. The 35-year-old woman on Friday sent a letter to a 22-judge panel of the apex court, explaining her ordeal.
Rejecting the allegations, the Chief Justice of Indian Supreme Court said he did not deem it appropriate to reply to them. “All I would like to say is this, undoubtedly every employees are treated fairly and decently. This employee was there for a month and half. Allegations came and I didn’t deem it appropriate to reply to the allegations” said CJI Gogoi was quoted as saying.
Its worth mentioning that Justice Ranjan Gogoi was sworn in as the 46th Chief Justice of India in October 2018.
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24 August, 2019