The ‘braveheart’ Rohtak sisters fiasco has probably shown name of Haryana in such ‘limelight’ that the chief of women’s commission there has instructed Superintendents of Police to book case against all false complainants under IPC 182, to check the misuse of laws meant to protect women. No need to guess which which laws: IPC 354 (outraging modesty of a woman), IPC 376 (rape), and so on. http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/haryana/sps-told-to-book-women-for-false-complaints/49275.html In order to prevent the misuse of Acts in the name of crime against women, the Haryana State Commission for Women (HSCW) has asked the SPs of all districts to book case against those girls/women whose complaints are found false during investigation. Moreover, the girls/women will also have to face police … [Read more...] about After Rohtak sisters episode, Haryana women’s commission wants to prosecute women for filing false cases!
TERI chief Dr R K Pachauri faces IPC 354, 354A, 354D, 506; media trial starts now
After the 2013-14 episode of a law intern’s sexual harassment complaint against ex-Justice A K Ganguly which didn’t go anywhere because probably it was never meant to, we have one more sexual harassment/molestation complaint against a well known person. Delhi Police FIR against R K Pachauri on charges of sexual harassment TERI chief R K Pachauri , who received the Nobel in 2007 on behalf of an international panel on climate change, has been named in an FIR lodged in New Delhi by a woman colleague who has accused him of sexual harassment. … In the FIR, the complainant, who works at the D-G’s office in TERI, claimed that Pachauri had sexually harassed her for nearly two years since she joined the organisation in September 2013. She also alleged that Pachauri had engaged in “sexually … [Read more...] about TERI chief Dr R K Pachauri faces IPC 354, 354A, 354D, 506; media trial starts now