“Sexual harassment in any form at the workplace must be viewed seriously and the harasser should not be allowed to escape from the clutches of law.”
The confessional statement was signed beyond the official hours in the office premises in the presence of only male witnesses.
In a case where a physics teacher was accused of sexual harassment and molestation of a minor girl, the Delhi High Court held that in dealing with such matters, paramount consideration must be given to the well-being of the child whose mental psyche was vulnerable, impressionable and in a developing stage.
Supreme Court: In an interesting case where the Division Bench of Sanjay Kishan Kaul* and M.M. Sundresh, JJ., was to answer whether
“If a preliminary inquiry could be conducted, there may not be any reason as to why formal departmental inquiry could not have been initiated against the delinquent.”
Punjab and Haryana High Court: Arvind Singh Sagwan J. allowed the present application and ordered a departmental inquiry against the officers on