Genpact executive commits suicide in Noida over allegations of sexual harassment

Suspended from work over sexual harassment allegations, 32-year-old Swaroop Raj, executive of the multinational firm, Genpact committed suicide on Wednesday evening at his flat in Noida. He was suspended from work pending probe into the allegations.

His wife Kriti got the suicide note written by Raj who then informed the police.

Nishank Sharma, Circle Officer, Noida police told Firstpost that police investigations are on. But the deceased's family has yet to lodge an FIR, he said.

Swaroop Raj, senior executive, Genpact. Pic courtesy: Facebook

Swaroop Raj, senior executive, Genpact. Pic courtesy: Facebook

According to media reports, in the suicide note the deceased has said that though the allegations are baseless, he feared the "entire Genpact will know about it, hence I do not have the courage to face anyone."

Raj joined Genpact in 2007. He and his wife, Kriti worked for the same firm.

Firstpost tried to contact Genpact offices at Noida, Mumbai, Bengaluru and Kolkata. No one was willing to comment on the case.

Firstpost is now on WhatsApp. For the latest analysis, commentary and news updates, sign up for our WhatsApp services. Just go to and hit the Subscribe button.

Updated Date: Dec 20, 2018 14:02:43 IST