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.