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Assam: IPS officer booked for ‘molesting’ colleague’s teenage daughter

A senior police office said that a case was registered against the IPS officer in Guwahati on January 3 based on a complaint by the mother of the victim.

Written by Abhishek Saha | Guwahati | Updated: January 6, 2020 3:26:36 pm
Assam, Assam IPS molestation case, Assam IPS offcer molestates teenager, Indian Express A senior police office said that a case was registered against the IPS officer in Guwahati on January 3 based on a complaint by the mother of the victim.

A Superintendent of Police in Assam district has been booked under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act for allegedly sexually harassing a 13-year-old daughter of a fellow police officer during a party on December 31, top officials said.

A senior police office said that a case was registered against the IPS officer in Guwahati on January 3 based on a complaint by the mother of the victim. “Yes, there is a case against him. There is the law and everything will proceed as per the law,” Assam DGP B J Mahanta told The Indian Express.

The accused IPS officer did not respond to multiple attempts by The Indian Express for comment.

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