Uttarakhand minister booked for molestation in Delhi

Uttarakhand minister Harak Singh Rawat has been booked for allegedly molesting a 30-year-old woman here last year, police said Tuesday.

IANS| Last Updated: Feb 25, 2014, 21:36 PM IST

New Delhi: Uttarakhand minister Harak Singh Rawat has been booked for allegedly molesting a 30-year-old woman here last year, police said Tuesday.

"Harak Singh Rawat has been booked for molesting a woman at his house in Safdarjung area in south Delhi. The incident happened in September last year," said a police officer.
Police said the woman has filed a written complaint, saying Rawat misbehaved with her and touched her inappropriately, when she met him in September 2013.
Rawat, who was agriculture minister in Vijay Bahuguna`s cabinet, continued as minister when Bahuguna was succeeded by Harish Rawat.