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Sexual harassment case against senior bank manager in Kanpur


A woman manager of a nationalized bank has filed a sexual assault case against the Assistant General Manager of the bank

Me-against-rape-e1359782526223Kanpur: When sexual assault cases are highly mushrooming from top to bottom of the country, Kanpur has come on the national woman harassment forefront.

An Assistant General Manager of a nationalized bank here has been accused of sexually harassing a woman manager.

The victim, manager at the bank’s Chakeri branch, last night filed a complaint at Collectorganj police station here, alleging that on November 8 the AGM called her in his chamber at the bank’s office at Birhana road and scolded her in front of a customer.

After the customer left the chamber, AGM Lakshmikanth Chandana tried to molest her and when she resisted, he threatened her, the woman alleged in the complaint.

The AGM has been booked under section 354 (outraging modesty of a woman), 506 (criminal intimidation) Section 509 (making gesture intended to insult the modesty of a woman) of the IPC, police said, adding further action would be taken after a probe into the allegations.

When contacted, the AGM rubbished the allegations made by the woman manager and said he is ready to face any investigation into the matter.


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