Probe against SHO after girl alleges misbehaviour

Last Updated: Saturday, October 5, 2013 - 00:24

New Delhi: The station house officer of Uttam Nagar police station was on Friday sent to district lines and a departmental probe initiated against him after a teenage girl alleged that the SHO misbehaved with her when she had gone to register a case of sexual assault.
"Following a complaint against SHO Bhagwan Singh. He was sent to the district lines and a departmental inquiry has been launched," a senior police officer said.

On Wednesday, the teenage girl, along with her family, had arrived at Uttam Nagar police station of West district to lodge a complaint of sexual assault, sources said.

She was asked to go to Singh`s cabin, where instead of registering a complaint, the SHO allegedly misbehaved with the girl, a source said.

The victim, along with her family, made a complaint about the matter with some senior police officials at the Delhi Police headquarters after which Singh was sent to the district lines and a departmental inquiry initiated into the matter.

Police said that the victim has been sent for medical examination after which a case would be registered.

Further investigations are underway.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, October 5, 2013 - 00:24

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