A female scribe has filed a complaint in MRA Marg police station on Monday against her former senior colleague for alleged sexually harassment at her workplace.According to the police, the woman was working with a daily Marathi newspaper as a scribe, where her colleague allegedly sexually harassed her. The police added that this is the second FIR against the accused, and the said incident was committed four years ago. The woman had immediately left the job but did not have the courage to file the case.”We have registered a case and our probe is on to ascertain the exact facts.We are now gathering facts to verify the claims made by the victim,” said a senior police officer from MRA Marg Police Station.Vishal Saxena, lawyer of the victim said,”The woman had recently read the news about the sexual harassment case by the accused following which she shared her ordeal with her family. The family then helped her to gather courage and file a complaint against the accused,”A case has been registered under sections 354(outraging modesty of woman), 354(a)(sexual harassment), 354(d)(stalking) of the Indian Penal Code(IPC).
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