Driver of private car vicariously liable for catcalling of women by co-passenger: Punjab and Haryana High Court

In 2015, the petitioner and a co-accused were driving a car in Sector 36 of Chandigarh and catcalling women. A criminal complaint was filed after they allegedly followed and stalked a woman and her friend.

The Punjab and Haryana High Court recently upheld the conviction of the driver of a private car in a case involving allegations that women were catcalled from the car [Karan versus State of UT Chandigarh].

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