Serial activist petitioner and advocate Manohar Lal Sharma has prepared a writ petition claiming contempt of court by four respondents, namely the intern who alleged sexual harassment of a judge, the Times of India and Legally India that first published her claims, and to the Attorney General of India Goolam Vahanvati for petitioning the Supreme Court to investigate this case under the Vishaka judgment’s sexual harassment guidelines.
In his petition, of which Sharma disseminated a softcopy to a number of journalists, he also prayed for the Supreme Court to start an inquiry into the respondents “for their concocted criminal action against the judicial systems”, and for the Central Bureau of Investigations (CBI) to investigate “facts and evidence” to assist the court in such inquiry.
In the grounds of the petition, Sharma stated:
Because sheer reference of sexual harassment by a lady cannot be accepted as a offence . However impugned statement does not contain name , at e, time and place where such action was done. It does not reveal even the date of the offence . Name of the room /hotel /court does not reflected in the statement. It is prima facie have no value but it was published under a concocted game by the respondent girl having hand with other conspirators just to defame the judiciary referring period of December 2012. […]
Because under concocted conspiracy legal journal also published her interview in their web edition but did not disclose name and place and time as well as date of the incidents. It do not disclose name of city too. Which further prove that it is published under a concocted game and planning.
Because times of India also published the same story without having any evidence in hand just on the basis of above said publication in block and legal India interview. Perhaps times of India were much interest to get cheep publicity which has managed the image and reputation of the Judiciary Supreme court and its judges. […]
Because petitioner learnt through ancients books which has already disclosed and established several times that lady never speak truth .Even for a short benefit or for revenge for denial her demand she can go upto any extent for revenge. NO one can control her revenge/ greed. Upon disclosure of truth she put herself as a poor helpless in the world. All empires and fight happened due to her ego and greed . [sic, as applicable]
The internal judicial inquiry of three judges constituted by the Chief Justice of India (CJI) on Tuesday, is due to hear the allegations of the intern on Monday afternoon.