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SC seeks response from MP HC registrar on plea by woman judicial officer

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The on Friday sought response from the of the on a plea by a woman who had resigned in the wake of inquiry on her complaint of alleged sexual harassment against the sitting

The High Court was given a clean chit in December 2017 by a Rajya Sabha appointed panel which probed the charges of sexual harassment against him.

A Bench comprising Justices A K and issued notice to the on her plea in which she also sought restoration of her seniority and back salary.

She had resigned from the post of Additional Sesseions in 2014.

The Bench sought response to the notice in six weeks.

appeared for the on whose complaint a motion of impeachment was admitted against the judge after 58 members of the Rajya Sabha supported her case.

The report of the panel comprising judge R Bhanumathi, Justice (then judge) and jurist K K Venugopal (now for India) giving clean chit to the judge was tabled before the Rajya Sabha on December 15, 2017.

The panel was set up in April 2015 by then Rajya Sabha after admitting a motion supported by 58 members to impeach the judge.

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First Published: Fri, October 12 2018. 14:35 IST