Delhi: Woman staff of 5-star hotel allegedly molested by security manager

CCTV cameras have captured the incident. A case has been registered at a nearby police station.

Written by Anand Mohan J | New Delhi | Updated: August 18, 2017 1:47 pm
woman molested, delhi molestation, Delhi woman molested, aerocity hotel, hotel molestation, woman molested hotel, delhi hotel molestation, delhi news The entire incident was captured on the hotel’s CCTV footage in which the security manager can be seen having a conversation with the woman and later tries to disrobe her front of another male staff.

In a brazen display of sexual harassment at workplace, a security manager at a five-star hotel sexually harassed a woman employee and mounted pressure on her to enter into a physical relationship with him. When the woman repeatedly spurned his advances he pulls the woman’s saree in front of a team leader from the hotel, while the woman helplessly tries to stop the disrobing.

The entire incident was captured on the hotel’s CCTV footage in which the security manager can be seen having a conversation with the woman and later tries to disrobe her front of another male staff. The footage was procured by a fellow team leader after the woman asked him for it. However, the hotel staff later fired both the woman and the team leader without giving any proper reasons for the termination of services, the victim alleged.

The woman has filed a complaint at IGI Airport police station and the DCP (IGI) Sanjay Bhatia has confirmed that a FIR has been lodged in the case under section 354, 354 (a), 354(b) and 354 (d). The police will now be looking into the CCTV footage and have roped in the forensic teams to look into the footage. So far the accused has not been arrested.

Speaking to The Indian Express, the 33-year-old woman said the incident took place on July 29. “It was my birthday. He called me to the CTV room in the hotel and asked me if I wanted a gift. I refused any gifts from him. He took out his credit card and kept insisting that I take a gift from him. He then asked me to sit and when I did not he pulled me towards him by my saree and tried to disrobe me,” the woman said.

The woman has alleged that the accused kept mounting pressure on her to get into a physical relationship with him. “All this was taking place in front of a team leader and he did nothing and stood by and watched,” she said.

The woman later managed to wrest herself from his grasp and leave the room after another staff member walked in. She left the hotel and reached IBIS hotel, the accused followed her on his Etios car and pulled down the glass window and grabbed her by the hand and kept insisting that she sit inside his car. “I somehow managed to get free myself and get to Delhi Aerocity metro station where I called up my HR Assistant Manager and told him about the entire incident. Later on August 1 as well I complained against him to the hotel, I was scared,” she said.

The woman had also sought the help of a team leader from the same hotel and procured the CCTV footage as evidence. On Thursday, when she reported for duty, she was asked to meet with the HR department after which she was served a termination notice, which she refused to accept and left the notice lying on the table. “I come from a poor family. My husband does not earn much and I have two children. I wanted to work for a decent living and not be forced to sell myself. I am terrified for my children now,” the woman said.

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    1. Chandrasekaran Venkataraman
      Aug 18, 2017 at 7:15 pm
      THe management (HR Department) is also on the wrong side. Had the hotel been sealed, it would have served as a warning to management of other hotels/firms that atrocities on women will be viewed very seriously.
      1. Sunil Sharma
        Aug 18, 2017 at 6:47 pm
        WHERE IS A HINDUTVA MORAL STANDARD Having respect for another HUman . Be it a young girl or married women. CAN WE BOAST AND SAY Our Mothers, sisters or wives are safe in National Capital of Bharat Just celebrated 70 years of GREAT INDEPENCE. WE our Govt cannot even PROTECT ITS OWN FEMALE CITIZEN in the Country Capital , just imagine How many thousand cases have NOT EVEN REACHED or the Police or Govt Aurthorities HAVE REFUSED or stop filing FIR!!! ITS THE UNION and STATE GOVT HOME MINISTERS HAVE DONE LITTLE TO PROTECT THE Child or Women or our elderly citizen. WE CAN BOAST OF Demonitization or chinese or Pakitani causing Border transgression . BUT OUR GOVT HAVE NOT or the COURTS HAVE GONE TO SLEEP AFTER FIRST REPORT ON DREADFUL RAPE OF YOUNG WOMEN in 2015 December. THE PM HAS NOT DONE ENOUGH . DESPITE HAVING 500 PROTECTION of HIS OWN PERSONAL SECURITY BY NSG ( BLACK CATS Pink cat and now saffron CAT Cammandos with ALL sort the "BEST GUNS and JAMMER, BULLET PROOF and BOMB PROOF BMW CARS
        1. Ghoda
          Aug 18, 2017 at 6:23 pm
          The attempt to molest a lady employee of a 5 star hotel in Capital The hotel name : Pride Plaza, Aerocity, New Delhi, Accused : Mr Pawan Dahiya! Bail granted on a bond of Rs 25,000/-
          1. D
            Aug 18, 2017 at 4:07 pm
            Give instant justice to the lady by Courts by seeing the cctv footage by castration of the culprit immediately so that he will not trouble anyone in future
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