Senior naval officer booked for 'molesting' domestic help in Goa; accused moves court for anticipatory bail

In the complaint, the woman accused the officer of molesting her at his private residence in Vasco town, located around 40 km from Panaji, in South Goa district

Press Trust of India February 14, 2019 10:54:42 IST
Senior naval officer booked for 'molesting' domestic help in Goa; accused moves court for anticipatory bail
  • The maid filed a complaint of molestation and sexual harassment against Commodore Mankandan Nambiar

  • He was posted at the INS Hansa naval base

  • The woman accused the officer of molesting her at his private residence in Vasco town

Panaji: A 46-year-old senior naval officer posted in Goa has been booked for allegedly molesting his domestic help, police said on Thursday.

Senior naval officer booked for molesting domestic help in Goa accused moves court for anticipatory bail

Image for representation only. Reuters

The maid filed a complaint of molestation and sexual harassment against Commodore Mankandan Nambiar, posted at the INS Hansa naval base on Wednesday, Vasco police station inspector Nolasco Raposo said.

In the complaint, the woman accused the officer of molesting her at his private residence in Vasco town, located around 40 km from Panaji, in South Goa district, he said.

The officer has been booked under Indian Penal Code Sections 354 (assault or criminal force on woman with an intent to outrage her modesty), 354-A (sexual harassment) and 354-B (assault or use of criminal force on woman with an intent to disrobe), he said.

After the officer was booked, he moved a local court for anticipatory bail, the police added.

Updated Date:

Find latest and upcoming tech gadgets online on Tech2 Gadgets. Get technology news, gadgets reviews & ratings. Popular gadgets including laptop, tablet and mobile specifications, features, prices, comparison.

also read

ISL 2020-21: FC Goa sign 18-year-old midfielder Muhammed Nemil on four-year deal
Sports

ISL 2020-21: FC Goa sign 18-year-old midfielder Muhammed Nemil on four-year deal

Nemil, who spent a season with the club's developmental side, is a product of Reliance Foundations Youth Champs (RFYC) academy and is among its first badge of graduates, having joined the programme as a 13-year-old back in 2015.

ISL 2020-21: Mumbai City FC sign defender Mourtada Fall on two-year deal
Sports

ISL 2020-21: Mumbai City FC sign defender Mourtada Fall on two-year deal

Ahead of the 2018-19 season, Fall linked up with his former coach Lobera and made the switch to the Indian Super League with FC Goa.

ISL 2020-21: Mumbai City sign Moroccan midfielder Ahmed Jahouh on two-year contract
Sports

ISL 2020-21: Mumbai City sign Moroccan midfielder Ahmed Jahouh on two-year contract

Ahmed Jahouh joined FC Goa in 2017 and became a key fixture for the Gaurs over the next three seasons, making 56 ISL appearances.