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Woman who accused CJI Gogoi of sexual harassment withdraws from panel probe

Former SC employee says she wasn't allowed a lawyer during proceedings, feels intimidated and nervous by three SC judges

In picture: CJI Ranjan Gogoi
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Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi.

Aashish Aryan New Delhi
A former Supreme Court employee, who has accused Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi of sexually harassing her, said Tuesday that she will not participate in the proceedings of the court's in-house committee probing her allegations.

The 35-year old woman, in a letter, said she had “serious concerns and reservations” about the committee comprising Justices S A Bobde, Indira Banerjee and Indu Malhotra as members.

“I joined and participated in the committee proceedings in good faith on 26 and 29 April with the hope that this committee would proceed in a manner that is fair to me and sensitive

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First Published: Apr 30 2019 | 8:13 PM IST

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