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Rape of a Female Lawyer in Saket Court by a Senior Colleague Raises Alarm on the Security Arrangements

Rape of a Female Lawyer in Saket Court by a Senior Colleague Raises Alarm on the Security Arrangements

A female 32-year-old lawyer had alleged that she has been raped by her senior colleague in his chamber in Saket Court. This has raised an alarming situation and the Chief Justice of Delhi High Court Gita Mital has in wake of this unfortunate incident convened a meeting of judges of High Court and District Court to discuss the security arrangements in the Court.

Chief Justice Gita Mital after this incident met the administrative committee of the Delhi High Court. The committee comprises of 7 senior-most judges of the High Court and the District and Sessions Judges of all the districts along with the Registrar-General and Registrar Vigilance of the High Court.

In the said meeting Justice Gita Mital discussed the security arrangements in the Courts and also expressed concern about the safety of lawyers and also the litigants.  

In wake of this unfortunate incident, Chief Justice Gita Mital asked the bench to regularly interact with the bar to sensitize them about various issues.  

 

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