Gen­pact VP’s sui­cide: HC stays ar­rests

The Times of India (New Delhi edition) - - FRONT PAGE -

Adi­vi­sion bench of the Al­la­habad high court on Fri­day is­sued an in­terim stay till March 6 on the ar­rest of Gen­pact em­ploy­ees ac­cused of abet­ting the sui­cide of as­sis­tant vice-pres­i­dent Swa­roop Raj last month. Raj ended his life on De­cem­ber 18, the same day as he was sus­pended from the com­pany fol­low­ing com­plaints of sex­ual harass­ment against him. Tri­bunal, Supreme Court judge Jus­tice A K Sikri on Sun­day wrote to the law min­istry with­draw­ing his con­sent for the post-re­tire­ment po­si­tion.

With Prime Min­is­ter Naren­dra Modi and Con­gress’s Mal­likar­jun Kharge vot­ing to re­move and re­tain Verma, re­spec­tively, Sikri’s vote on the

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