Delhi: 24 Woman constable accuse inspector of sexual harassment

DELHI POLICE-wefornews

Delhi, 14 September: In a shocking case of Delhi where a Policeman was summoned by Vigilance Department after 24 women constables accused him of sexually harassing them.

The inspector posted in the Provisioning and Logistics unit has also been asked to submit a written response to the allegations levelled by the policewomen, said sources.

Confirming that the inspector has been summoned, a vigilance department official said that they were also probing the legal aspects of the case.

The case came in limelight after a woman constable posted in the unit informed senior officers about the alleged harassment by the inspector.

As per the constable statement, the inspector had called her for a “private meeting” and started to harass her after she refused. Other women constables later came forward with similar complaints against the inspector, said sources.

A complaint was sent to Police Commissioner Alok Kumar Verma, who forwarded it to the sexual harassment committee headed by a joint commissioner-rank officer. The vigilance department of Delhi Police is also conducting a parallel inquiry into the matter.

Wefornews Bureau

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