Pachauri moves Delhi HC against media reports
RK Pachauri, on Friday moved Delhi high court seeking action against some media houses for ’deliberately’ disobeying court orders by publishing averments made against him in connection with the case.india Updated: Feb 27, 2016 01:12 IST
The Energy and Resources Institute (Teri) executive vice chairman RK Pachauri, facing sexual harassment allegations by a former woman colleague, on Friday moved Delhi high court seeking action against some media houses for “deliberately” disobeying court orders by publishing averments made against him in connection with the case. The contempt petition, which also sought directions to ensure compliance of two orders passed in February 2015, will be heard by a bench of Justice JR Midha on March 3.
Pachauri referred to media reports claiming “he is being subjected to unfair and illegal media trial” and in these circumstances his fundamental right to a fair trial would be violated. The plea claimed that contents of articles published and aired were highly defamatory and prejudicial to his case.
First Published: Feb 27, 2016 01:12 IST