Woman officer files sexual harassment case against SP

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Excelsior Correspondent
Srinagar, Aug 31: A Jammu and Kashmir Administrative Service (JKAS) officer has filed a sexual harassment complaint in the High Court against Superintendent of Police at Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) in North Kashmir’s Baramulla district.
The officer who is presently Deputy Director has filed a petition in High Court in which she alleged that Superintendent of Police Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) North Kashmir Baramulla during the course of verification has harassed her in order to obtain sexual favours from her to close the verification No 09 dated 2022.
The officer has alleged in her complaint that the impugned verification that has been undertaken by the Anti-Corruption Bureau against the officer is without sanction of law.
Justice Sanjay Dhar directed the ACB not to undertake any further verification in respect of the complaint which is the subject matter of this petition and also furnish the status report before the court relating to the verification conducted so far.
The ACB has registered corruption case against the officer for amassing assets beyond known sources of income.