Not all physical contact can be called sexual assault says Delhi High Court

November 03 2017
Not all physical contact can be called sexual assault says Delhi High Court

The Delhi High Court on Thursday said that not all physical contact can be called sexual assault. 

The high court has refused to categorise every unwelcoming physical contact as sexual harassment. 

The court observed this while hearing an appeal challenging clean chit given to an employee of CSIR accused of sexual harassment. 

"The plea seeking better security for women and filling up of vacancies in police force," Delhi HC directed Centre to expedite the process. 

According to news agency ANI, the Delhi HC also expressed concern over non-installation of CCTVs in the police stations. 

Delhi High Court also asked for installation of CCTVs in all 192 police stations in Delhi and sought an update on CCTVs functional since 2003, reports ANI.

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