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Delhi HC rejects plea to bar media from publishing allegations against CJI

The plea, filed by NGO Anti Corruption Council of India, had said publication of allegations against the CJI directly hit the Indian judicial system

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

CJI Ranjan Gogoi
CJI Ranjan Gogoi

The on Monday dismissed a plea seeking to restrain the media from publishing allegations of sexual harassment against Chief Justice of India by a former employee.

A bench headed by Chief Justice Rajendra Menon said the top court is already seized of the matter and no interference was needed.

The plea, filed by NGO Anti Corruption Council of India, had said publication of allegations against the directly hit the

The petition had sought immediate restriction on the media from further telecasting or publishing the allegations till conclusion of the three-judge panel's inquiry.

The allegations levelled by the former woman employee of the are being enquired into by a three-judge panel of the apex court which held its first proceeding on Friday last.

First Published: Mon, April 29 2019. 11:20 IST
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