Sexual harassment by a lawyer inside the court premises has been alleged by a woman judge at Delhi’s Karkardooma district courts complex . According to the FIR filed by the victim, she was assaulted and threatened by the accused lawyer when she refused to grant relief to his client in a case. According to the victim, a presiding officer of a traffic court, the incident took place on October 30 and a complaint was lodged the next day.
The accused lawyer has been booked under sections 354 A (sexual harassment through unwelcome and explicit sexual overtures) and 509 (word, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman) of the IPC. The police is yet arrest the accused. However, the accused has claimed that he is innocent and he was being framed by the woman judge.