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Mumbai: FIR against BJP worker for sexually harassing woman colleague

01:00 PM Sep 23, 2021 | ANI

A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worker has registered a case against a male colleague at Borivali police station for allegedly molesting her.

According to Mumbai Police, the victim filed a case on Wednesday against the accused, identified as Prateek Salvi under section 354 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). "The victim alleged that the accused is a BJP worker in Mumbai's Borivali West. On August 15, he called her to meet a corporator of the party in the BJP office. When she reached the office, he sexually assaulted her," police said.

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The accused has been absconding since the victim registered a case against him, police said.

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Further investigation is underway and a search is on for the absconding.

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