Atishi directs Delhi CS to submit report by Aug 28 on laxity of WCD officials

New Delhi, Aug 26 (UNI) Delhi Minister Atishi on Saturday wrote to the Chief Secretary over negligence shown by the Women and Child Development officials on the alleged sexual harassment of a women by an arrested officer in the past.

In the letter, she sought a detailed report on the laxity of WCD officials by August 28.

Atishi expressed her disappointment upon the negligence shown by the WCD officials on the issue of alleged rape by a WCD officer, the office of the Minister said in a communique.

The Minister said “As per several media reports the alleged officer, had previous complaints regarding sexual harassment,” it said.

The Delhi Minister sought answers from the WCD officials regarding the previous misconduct by the arrested official.

She said, “If complaints of sexual harassment against this official were in the knowledge of the senior officers in the Government of NCT Delhi, then it raises very serious questions.

How can senior officials turn a blind eye to such complaints?”, the communique said.

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