Air India to Probe Sexual Harassment Charges Against Senior Captain, Sets Up Inquiry Panel on Woman Pilot's Complaint
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New Delhi, May 15: National carrier Air India, has set up enquiry against  a senior captain on sexual harassment allegations, after a woman pilot complained against the senior captain. The woman pilot mentioned in her complaint how the accused captain allegedly asked her "inappropriate" questions, said spokesperson, Air India. #MeToo in India: 9 Out of 10 Complaints of Sexual Harassment Are True, Why it’s Difficult to Frame False Cases.

The woman stated in her complaint that, "The instructor reportedly suggested the two to have dinner at a city restaurant in Hyderabad on May 5 after the training session was over. I agreed as I had done a few flights with him and he seemed decent. We went to a restaurant at around 8 pm and this is where my ordeal started," reported news agency ANI. Air India Air Hostess Sexually Abused, Harassed & Discriminated by Senior AI Official, Shares Complaint Letter to Suresh Prabhu.

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The complaint from the woman pilot mentions how the senior captain asked her questions on her sexual life and made remarks with sexual undertones. The captain in question allegedly told the woman pilot about his unhappy marriage and probed her on her personal life and asked sensitive questions without the consent of the woman, said reports.