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Tanushree Dutta’s lawyer booked for sexual harassment

In her complaint with the Kherwadi police station, the victim stated that she had an argument with the accused on November 2 over the construction of a garden for children.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: January 3, 2020 8:09:37 pm
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A case of sexual harassment has been registered against the lawyer of actor Tanushree Dutta for allegedly using abusive language against a woman in Mumbai, PTI reported Friday. The 47-year-old woman alleged that the lawyer used abusive language with the intention of outraging her modesty, a police official told PTI.

In her complaint with the Kherwadi police station, the woman said she had an argument with the accused on November 2 over the construction of a garden for children.

The lawyer allegedly called the woman on her mobile phone and abused her, following which she filed a complaint with the State Women’s Commission on November 4, he said.

Subsequently, the woman was called for a meeting at the Commission on Monday and while leaving the office, the accused came close to her and used abusive language, the official said.

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The police on Thursday registered an offence under sections 354-A (1) (4) and 509 of the Indian Penal Code, he said, adding that the matter is being probed. The accused lawyer represents Dutta in her molestation case against actor Nana Patekar.

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