Panel of legal experts proposed to look into Metoo cases

Union Minister for Women and Child Development, Maneka Gandhi proposed a four member judicial committee comprising of retired judges to investigate the charges and allegations of sexual assault in the ongoing Metoo campaign. Congress President Rahul Gandhi said that the time has come for the truth to be revealed.

The Delhi Commission for Women represented by it’s Chief Swati Maliwal demanded the ouster of Union Minister M J Akbar on charges of sexual harassment against him by several former women colleagues when he served as an editor at various media organisations. Maneka Gandhi said that she believed the pain and trauma that women went through and she urged more women to come out in the open and address the issue.