“The investigation of the case is complete. Charge sheet has already been filed. He was never arrested during the investigation. No fruitful purpose would be served by sending him to jail,” the magistrate Shivani Chauhan said.
Further, the court asked him to file a copy of his travel tickets and intimate the court after his return or any changes in his travel itinerary.
Last year in February, an FIR was registered against Pachauri on charges of sexual harassment. Delhi Police, which filed the chargesheet, had arrayed 23 prosecution witnesses, many of whom are present and former employees of TERI.