#MeToo Strikes Police Force: Assam Cop Accuses Senior IPS Officer of Sexual Harassment
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Dispur, November 6: A female police officer from Assam has accused a senior police officer of sexually harassing her. In her recent post on Facebook, Majuli Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) Leena Doley accused Additional Director General of Police (Law & Order) Mukesh Agrawal of sexually harassing. Her report mentioned that the incident took place six years ago i.e in 2012. Gujarat: Woman ASI Accuses Sub-Inspector of Rape on Pretext of Marrying Her.

Doley in her Facebook post on Sunday said: "I am a survivor of sexual harassment at the workplace. In the March of 2012, one of my seniors, Mukesh Agrawal, IPS, then IGP (Logistics), offered to take me on a holiday with him for the efficient work I had done." However, Doley refused the offer and informed Deputy General of Police (DGP) about it. Shockingly, her husband committed suicide six months after the complaint was filed.

"The inquiry officer, Emily Choudhury, IAS, came to my house on the very first day, the soonest possible, to assure me that my husband had not killed himself over the complaint. I didn't react. I was beyond any reaction. But the inquiry procedure had not started till then. My case was dismissed as one of misunderstanding, although the perpetrator himself admitted to asking me to accompany him to a holiday destination without telling my husband," the post added.

Later, Agarwal's wife filed a defamation case against Doley after the controversy started making headlines. The woman police officer responded to her with a revision plea in the Gauhati High Court which she won. Doley further claimed that although she won the case in court, she hasn't received any justice for the complaint she filed.

In a similar incident, a female Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) from Gujarat has accused Police Sub-Inspector of raping her. She had alleged that the accused raped her multiple times in the last 10 months and offered her fake promises of marriage. According to the report, the woman met the accused officer during her training ar Gujarat Police Academy.

After that, both of them got into a physical relationship, but when she brought up the topic of marriage, he started ignoring her. On enquiring about the accused, she found out that he was already married with a son. Later, she filed a complaint against him, and now the police are trying to nab the accused.