‘No longer wish to live’, UP judge alleges sexual harassment;  CJI Chandrachud asked for report

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‘No longer wish to live’, UP judge alleges sexual harassment; CJI Chandrachud asked for report – Gudstory

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‘No longer wish to live’, says a woman civil judge from Uttar Pradesh’s Banda district, accusing her senior of sexual harassment in an open letter to CJI DY Chandrachud, which has gone viral on social media platforms. He asked for permission to end his life as he had no hope of a fair investigation.

The letter made public on Thursday reads, “Now I have no desire to live.” Over the past year and a half, I have been turned into a walking corpse. There is no purpose in carrying this lifeless and lifeless body here and there. There is no purpose left in my life. Please allow me to end my life in a dignified manner.”

He said it took six months and a thousand emails to launch the investigation. “The proposed investigation is also a sham and a sham. The witnesses in the inquiry are immediately subordinate to the District Judge. “How the committee expects witnesses to testify against their boss is beyond my understanding,” the woman judge said in the letter. H.T.

The lady judge said that she was asked to meet the district judge at night. He argued that despite the complaint being filed with the Administrative Judge and the Chief Justice of Allahabad High Court in 2022, no action has been taken so far. Later, in July 2023, she complained to the Internal Complaints Committee of the High Court.

He also sought transfer of the District Judge during the pendency of the investigation to ensure an impartial investigation of the facts, however, his plea was rejected. The Supreme Court of India dismissed her case after an eight-second hearing, the woman judge said in the letter.

In the letter the judge also indicated that she had attempted suicide before. Hindustan Times informed of.

On December 4, the woman judge had filed a petition in the apex court. A bench led by Justice Hrishikesh Roy was hearing the petition on Wednesday, during which it said there was no need to issue any judicial order at this time as the ICC has already seized the complaint. The bench suggested the woman to wait.

“Since the Internal Complaints Committee is already in session on the matter and a resolution has already been passed which is pending the approval of the Chief Justice, we see no reason to entertain this writ petition under Article 32 of the Constitution Is. By order, accordingly, the writ petition is dismissed Hindustan Times Report.

The CJI on Thursday sought a status report from the Allahabad High Court administration on the status of investigation into sexual harassment claims made by a woman civil judge in Uttar Pradesh.

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Published: 15 Dec 2023, 09:33 am IST


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