Congress IT cell member arrested for alleged sexual harassment, released on bail later
A Congress IT cell worker, accused in a sexual harassment case, was arrested and later released on bail, police said on Tuesday.
New Delhi: A Congress IT cell worker, accused in a sexual harassment case, was arrested and later released on bail, police said on Tuesday.
Deputy Commissioner of Police Madhur Verma said Chirag Patnaik was arrested on Monday as a former employee with the cell accused him of violating her personal space and indulging in immoral behaviour.
"Sexual harassment, being a bailable offence, the accused was later released on bail after the interrogation," the police officer said.
While Patnaik is a social media manager in the party, the complainant no longer works there.
She was a social media manager and was given the responsibility of running two of the party's Twitter accounts.
The accused was booked under Sections 354 A and 509 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
The Mamata Banerjee-led party, however, said it would cooperate with other opposition camps on various issues concerning people's interest
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