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Court orders filing of charges against ‘sex pest’ RK Pachauri

DNMUM422307 | 9/15/2018 | Author : Sakshi Chand | WC :339 | India

New Delhi: “Men in uniform supported me more than the woman investigating officer,” said the former research analyst who worked at The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) after a Delhi court ordered framing of molestation charges against former TERI chief RK Pachauri on Friday. Pachauri stands accused of sexual harassment and stalking by his former colleague.
The ex-TERI employee has been fighting the case for almost two years. “The men in my life and those on the case have supported me unconditionally,” she says. “Most importantly they have supported the cause and that is all that matters.”

Metropolitan Magistrate Charu Gupta ordered framing of charges under sections 354 (Outraging modes
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FIR was registered against RK Pachauri on February 13, 2015
He is charged under sections 354 (Outraging modesty), 354A (Making physical contact, unwelcome and sexually coloured remarks) and Section 509 (Teasing and using vulgar gesture and actions) of the Indian Penal Code
Discharged of sections pertaining to criminal intimidation and wrongful restraint

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