DCW Issues Notice To Delhi Police After Woman Alleges Sexual Harassment By Colleagues At Burari Government Hospital

DCW Issues Notice To Delhi Police After Woman Alleges Sexual Harassment By Colleagues At Burari Government Hospital

Following a complaint by the woman, the DCW has issued a notice to Delhi Police and the Medical Superintendent of the hospital, seeking the FIR and action taken report.

IANSUpdated: Sunday, December 24, 2023, 11:09 AM IST
article-image
DCW Issues Notice To Delhi Police After Woman Alleges Sexual Harassment By Colleagues At Burari Government Hospital | Representative Image

New Delhi, December 23: The Delhi Commission of Women (DCW) on Saturday said that a woman alleged that she was sexually harassed at her workplace here at the Burari Government Hospital by two officials, who even threatened her. Following a complaint by the woman, the DCW has issued a notice to Delhi Police and the Medical Superintendent of the hospital, seeking the FIR and action taken report.

The woman has claimed that she also filed a complaint

The woman has claimed that she also filed a complaint with the police regarding the alleged incident. "We are in receipt of a complaint from a woman regarding sexual harassment at her workplace. The complainant has stated that she works in the housekeeping (department) at Burari Government Hospital," read the notice to the officials.

Her manager and supervisors molested her and other female staff

She has alleged that on December 17, her manager and supervisors molested her and other female staff. The complainant has stated that on December 19, her manager and supervisors abused and harassed her and threatened to remove her from duty if she did not agree to their unreasonable demands.

The DCW has asked Delhi Police to provide a copy of the FIR

The DCW has asked Delhi Police to provide a copy of the FIR registered in the matter and details of the accused arrested. "If no accused has been arrested, please provide reasons for the same and detailed Action Taken Report in the matter. Considering the gravity of the matter, please provide the sought information to the Commission latest by December 26," read the notice to police.

The DCW has also sought a copy of the complaint received in the matter from the aggrieved staff along with details of action taken thereon from the Medical Superintendent.

RECENT STORIES

Rajasthan: BJP Announces First List of Lok Sabha Candidates; 8 Sitting MPs Retained, 2 Congress...

Rajasthan: BJP Announces First List of Lok Sabha Candidates; 8 Sitting MPs Retained, 2 Congress...

Paralympic Gold Medalist Devendra Jhajharia Gets BJP Ticket For Churu Lok Sabha Seat

Paralympic Gold Medalist Devendra Jhajharia Gets BJP Ticket For Churu Lok Sabha Seat

West Bengal: Central Fact-Finding Team To Visit Sandeshkhali On March 3

West Bengal: Central Fact-Finding Team To Visit Sandeshkhali On March 3

Rahul Gandhi’s Touch And Go Yatra In Rajasthan

Rahul Gandhi’s Touch And Go Yatra In Rajasthan

WB: Infighting Erupts In TMC As Kunal Ghosh Demands ED Investigation Against MP Sudip Bandhopadhyay

WB: Infighting Erupts In TMC As Kunal Ghosh Demands ED Investigation Against MP Sudip Bandhopadhyay