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Saturday, 07 November 2015 00:00

Judge says Lawyer sexually harassed her

A case was registered under Sections 186 (obstructing public servant in discharge of public functions), 169 (public servant unlawfully buying or bidding for property), 353 (assault or criminal force to deter public servant from discharge of his/her duty), 354 (assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty) and 509 (word, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman) of IPC against a lawyer for sexually harassing a woman magistrate in Delhi.

The allegation was made by the woman magistrate herself inside the courtroom during a hearing of a case. The accused lawyer has not been arrested yet.In a complaint, the magistrate said the lawyer used filthy and abusive language during a drunken driving case. However, the lawyer says the woman judge behaved rudely towards him and that he had already lodged a complaint with the Delhi Bar Association against her behaviour. He said she lodged a false case on coming to know about his complaint.

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