A sub-inspector deputed on the Phase-2 police station in Gautam Budh Nagar has alleged that the station home officer sexually harassed her on March 7. After the matter was reported to higher-ups, the division has ordered a probe into the matter and each the SHO and the SI have been deputed to police strains till the inquiry is full.
On Monday night, the SI submitted a grievance to Meenakshi Katyayan, deputy commissioner of police, Ladies Security. In her grievance, the girl alleged that the SHO harassed her bodily in addition to by sending objectionable messages to her on WhatsApp.
The girl mentioned on March 7, she was posted on obligation at a high-rise society in Sector 93B for Holika Dahan festivities however the SHO modified her obligation and deployed her in a cellular car.
“The SHO determined to drive the cellular car himself and made me sit within the entrance passenger seat. He continued to the touch me inappropriately whereas driving. Afterward the day of Holi, I used to be at Sector 110 police outpost when the SHO got here with gulal to play Holi. Whereas taking part in, he touched me inappropriately,” she mentioned in her grievance.
When she instructed the SHO to remain inside his limits, the officer left however he began texting her on WhatsApp asking to ”be associates”, the girl sub-inspector mentioned.
“After I blocked him from my private quantity, he began messaging me on the official quantity and I continued to inform him to not message me. I request the police division to take applicable motion towards the officer,” she mentioned in her grievance.
DCP Katyayan mentioned assistant commissioner of police (Ladies Security) will examine the grievance.
“Other than that, the commissioner of police has additionally constituted a three-member committee as per Vishaka Pointers, whereby one member of the committee is a lady from outdoors the police division. Truthful and speedy investigation will probably be carried out,” mentioned Katyayan.
The sub-inspector and the station home officer of Phase-2 police station have been despatched to police strains till the inquiry is accomplished, mentioned senior officers.
“The SHO has claimed that the accusations are false. In line with him, on March 11, the SHO wrote her up for dereliction of obligation in not sustaining the overall diary of the police station and being absent from obligation. Each the officers have been deputed to police strains till the inquiry is full. A brand new officer has been deputed to move the Phase-1 police station,” mentioned Rambadan Singh, deputy commissioner of police (Central Noida).