Thane: City police on Tuesday booked a District Government Pleader for allegedly misbehaving with a female Police Inspector and passing objectionable comments at her.
The Government Pleader has been was booked under IPC Sections 506 (criminal intimidation) and 509 (words, gesture or acts intended to insult the modesty of woman) on a complaint lodged by the officer, police said.
The woman police officer is attached to the Thane unit of Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB).
The incident occurred on March 1 when the Inspector, who is Investigating Officer in a graft case against Corporators of Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation, was in a Special Court set up under the Prevention of Corruption Act.
According to the complainant, the Government Pleader allegedly misbehaved with her and passed certain comments which amounted to lowering the dignity of a woman. It was alleged that he also yelled at her for not arresting the accused in the case and asked her to meet him in his chamber.
Later, when she met him in the chamber of her senior, the Government Pleader apologised to her, the complaint said.