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Dhaula Kuan molestation: Police to act against BPO

Last Updated: Monday, February 7, 2011 - 20:21

New Delhi: Delhi Police on Monday said it was
contemplating action against the company which did not
provide a pick-up cab at the doorstep of a woman employee who
was attacked by a drunk youth.

The 25-year-old woman executive, who works at IGI
airport, was molested allegedly by a drunk youth when she was
waiting for her office cab in Dhaula Kuan on Saturday night.

Deepak Kumar was arrested in this case.
"We have learnt that the employee was not provided
with a cab at her home. She was asked to come to a nearby bus
stop. This is violation of the guidelines. We are
contemplating taking action against the concerned company," a
senior police official said.

"Also, it has been noted that there was no security
guard in the van," he said.

The incident took place near the spot where two months
ago a 30-year-old call centre employee was abducted and later
gangraped in a moving car.

The victim was made to wait for her cab at the bus
stand which is some distance from her house.

According to an order issued by police in December
last year, all the women employees should be picked up and
dropped home by office cabs escorted by a guard or they will
be prosecuted.


First Published: Monday, February 7, 2011 - 20:21

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