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Gargi College Molestation: Delhi HC Issues Notice In Plea Seeking CBI Monitored Proble

Lawstreet Journal 18 Feb 2020 6:32pm

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The Delhi High Court yesterday (February 17, 2020) issued a  notice in Advocate ML Sharma's plea seeking court-monitored CBI probe into the mass molestation and sexual harassment incident at Delhi's Gargi College.

Notice was issued to the Centre, Delhi Police and CBI by a Division Bench of Chief Justice and Justice C Hari Shankar.

Standing Counsel Rahul Mehta for the Delhi Police informed the Court that investigation in the case was ongoing. The court asked him to state Delhi Police's stand in its counter affidavit.

The matter would be heard next on April 30.

During a fest on February 06, 2020 a shocking incident of group of men barging onto Gargi College in Delhi took place. A group of men had broken into the college  and allegedly groped, harassed and molested the students present during the fest.

Students of the college are staging a sit-in protest on Monday against the incident, while the National Commission for Women has also taken cognizance of the incident and has a team on campus. The women students have said that there were serious lapses in security, and all this happened even as the police officials were present for security during the fest.

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal also reacted to the incident, condemning it, and assuring the strictest punishment for those found responsible.

Students of the college are staging a sit-in protest on Monday against the incident, while the National Commission for Women has also taken cognizance of the incident and has a team on campus. The women students have said… Continue Reading...


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