Haryana Civil Service officer arrested by police on charges of molestation

The Panchkula Police today arrested Haryana Civil Service (HCS) officer Reagan Kumar for allegedly molesting a woman employee of his office.

Published: 07th June 2018 09:59 PM  |   Last Updated: 07th June 2018 10:00 PM   |  A+A-

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Express News Service

CHANDIGARH: The Panchkula Police today arrested Haryana Civil Service (HCS) officer Reagan Kumar for allegedly molesting a woman employee of his office.

Kumar who is posted as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and administrative officer-cum-secretary of Utkarsh Society, Secondary Education Department had allegedly molested a woman employee of his office.

The Panchkula Police has registered a case of physical touch and stalking against Kumar and arrested him today.

Sources said that in her complaint to the police the woman alleged that Kumar on May 28 called her to his cabin and offered her coffee which she refused and then the next day he again called her to his cabin during lunch hour for official work and tried to sexually abuse her while she was doing typing work on computer.  

She also alleged that the accused was following her for the past several days and that she had told his brother about it, after which he started picking her from the office.

She claimed that she called up her brother and submitted a complaint to the Haryana DGP BS Sandhu.

On May 30, Rajiv Rattan the Director, Secondary Education-cum-vice-president, Utkarsh Society had withdrawn work from Kumar and forwarded the case to the internal complaints committee of the department.

Assistant Commissioner of Panchkula Police Noopur Bishnoi, said, “ The accused was arrested and produced in a local court from where he was granted bail. The next hearing is scheduled for July 12.”

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