Police officer sexually harasses his colleague
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Sikkim: Sexual harassment case against police officer

The accused allegedly harassed his colleague, a married woman for over 3 years during duty hours

Pankaj Dhungel

Pankaj Dhungel

Namchi: A case of alleged sexual harassment has been registered against a police officer by his colleague at Namchi Police Station.

According to information, the accused Sub Inspector is currently posted at District Prison in Namchi, South Sikkim.

It is alleged that the man had been sexually harassing her and also made sexual remarks and asked for sexual favours on several occasions over the past three years, all amid duty hours, alleges the victim.

"Recently, he had also started threatening her. Since she could not bear the sexual advances any more, she disclosed it to her family members and came to the police seeking legal action against the police officer" reads the police DSR.

A case has been registered under Indian Penal Codes 354 and 506. The accused has been released on bail after arrest, on medical grounds.

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