(Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint)
(Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint)

Notice issued to complainant in sexual harassment case against CJI

  • The panel was set up Tuesday to conduct an in-house inquiry into the allegations
  • Justice Bopde had told PTI that the panel has been formed of the senior most judges of the court along with a woman judge

NEW DELHI : A Supreme Court panel headed by Justice S A Bopde and comprising Justices N V Ramana and Indira Banerjee has issued notice to the woman who has filed sexual harassment charges against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi.

The panel was set up Tuesday to conduct an in-house inquiry into the allegations. Justice Bopde had told PTI that the panel has been formed of the senior most judges of the court along with a woman judge.

"This is an in-house procedure which does not contemplate representation of advocates on behalf of the parties. It is not a formal judicial proceedings," Bopde said.

He clarified that there was no timeline in place for the enquiry and the result of the probe will be confidential.

The first hearing will be conducted on Friday and the apex court secretary general has also been asked to be ready with all documents and materials.

PTI contributed to the story

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