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.
A senior employee of Genpact committed suicide at his residence in Greater Noida on Dec 18; Nishank Sharma(in pic), CO Gr. Noida, says "He was terminated from the services over sexual harassment allegations levelled by 2 of his office colleagues. Further investigation underway" pic.twitter.com/4RpHUO6PIq
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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.
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.
Updated Date: Dec 20, 2018 14:02:43 IST