Sexual harassment case against BJP Corporator

Bangalore: A ruling BJP city corporator was on Thursday booked by police on charges of sexual harassment of a 40-year Dalit woman and verbal abuse of her father in the name of his caste.

The case against Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) councillor from Kalavabyrasandra ward Nagaraj was registered on a complaint by BJP activist Dsappa under provisions of the Indian Penal Code and SC-ST Atrocities Act, police said.

Dasappa has alleged that the corporator recently sexually harassed his 40-year old married daughter besides verbally abusing him in the name of his caste.