Woman colleague accuses Metro official of molestation

A senior official of Delhi Metro has been accused of molesting a woman colleague with the organisation today saying an internal inquiry has been ordered to look into the allegations.

New Delhi: A senior official of Delhi Metro
has been accused of molesting a woman colleague with the
organisation today saying an internal inquiry has been ordered
to look into the allegations.

The woman, a legal advisor, claimed that she was being
harassed by her senior for the past few days, a senior police
official said.

The woman has filed a complaint at Barakhamba police
station besides informing the top management of the Delhi
Metro, the official said.

A case of molestation has been registered against the
official under Sections 354 (outraging the modesty of a woman)
and 509 (making indecent gestures to insult a woman) of Indian
Penal Code. No arrest has been made in the case.

A Delhi Metro spokesperson said a complaint has been
received from a woman employee alleging misbehaviour by her
senior.

"A three-member inquiry committee consisting of two
senior lady officers and an officer from the HR department of
DMRC has been constituted to look into the matter," the
spokesperson said.

-PTI

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