Single instance of sexual harassment at workplace can be considered 'continuing offence', not barred by limitation: Madras High Court

Justice D Bharatha Chakravarthy held that even an isolated offence of sexual harassment at workplace that is grave and has caused constant trauma and fear for the victim, must be considered as a continuing offence.
Madras High Court, Principal Bench
Madras High Court, Principal Bench

In a significant ruling, the Madras High Court recently held that even an isolated offence of sexual harassment at the workplace must be considered as a 'continuing offence' if it is grave in nature and is causing constant trauma and fear in the victim's mind.

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