Pachauri sexual harassment case: Delhi Police files forensic report

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The case was filed by a 29-year-old research scholar who alleged that Pachauri was trying to influence witnesses.

Former TERI chief R K Pachauri. (Photo: File)

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New Delhi: Delhi Police on Wednesday filed a forensic report in connection with the sexual harassment case filed against former TERI chief Dr R K Pachauri. The next date of hearing of the case has been fixed for July 14.

The case was filed by a 29-year-old research scholar who alleged that Pachauri was trying to influence witnesses.

Earlier, Prashant Mehendiratta, the victim's lawyer, said he had requested the Delhi High Court to cancel the anticipatory bail of Dr. Pachauri on four basic grounds.

The lawyer further said that the issue was that the Delhi Police have been saying that TERI has not provided access to the internal servers till date. He added that, "Access to those servers which contain crucial evidence of sexual harassment in the form of e-mails has not been provided till date by TERI officials."

The Delhi Police was asked to submit a status report with regard to the points raised by the victim.

According to the status report, the police had interrogated two senior TERI officers - Sanjai Joshi and Reena Singh, who had spoken to the complainant's colleague to settle the matter.

In a recent development in the case, the victim wrote an open letter reacting to the news that the organisation elevated the alleged perpetrator to the position of vice chairman.

She concluded stating that the case remains and she is determined to see it to its logical conclusion.

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