Complaints committee inquiring into sexual harassment complaints can put questions to witnesses: Supreme Court

"We fail to understand as to how the complaints committee after being equated with a judge in a judicial proceeding be denied that privilege," the apex court observed while setting aside a Gauhati High Court order.
Supreme Court
Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that complaint committees looking into cases of sexual harassment in the workplace are empowered to put questions to witnesses during the inquiry proceedings. [Union of India and ors vs Dilip Paul]

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