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HP judge suspended over complaint of sexual harassment

A judge in Himachal Pradesh has been suspended for allegedly harassing a woman judge. Chief Justice Mansoor Ahmad Mir has ordered a probe into the allegations, sources said on Thursday.

india Updated: Jul 02, 2015 18:00 IST

A judge in Himachal Pradesh has been suspended for allegedly harassing a woman judge. Chief Justice Mansoor Ahmad Mir has ordered a probe into the allegations, sources said on Thursday.

The incident allegedly took place during a national-level conference on drug abuse in Manali from June 11 to 13.

The woman judge said the accused tried to pressure her to accompany her to a resort and allegedly misbehaved with her during the conference.

Later she made a complaint to the Chief Justice, who ordered an enquiry into the matter and the accused judge was suspended, pending a probe against him, the sources said.