PMO Calls Woman Who Accused BJP Leader of Rape & Molestation

The woman had accused former BJP state general secretary Sanjay Kumar of molestation and rape in late 2018.

Published09 Sep 2019, 05:03 AM IST
India
1 min read

A woman who accused former BJP state general secretary Sanjay Kumar of molestation and rape in 2018 received a call from the Prime Minister’s office on Friday, 6 September, in response to her letter seeking action, Hindustan Times reported.

The woman, who was also a member of the BJP, had filed a complaint in late 2018, following which Kumar was removed from his post of general secretary. 

While police had lodged a complaint of molestation and rape, the rape charges were withdrawn citing lack of evidence. The woman told Hindustan Times that she was asked to meet the officials concerned and that her complaint in November 2018 to senior party leaders yielded no action.

The HT report said that the state authorities have also contacted her after the PMO response. HT, citing official communication, said that the woman has also got an invitation to the secretariat, to meet the officials on Monday, 9 September.

Mohan Lal Uniyal, the principal personal secretary of chief secretary Utpal Kumar Singh, who had invited the woman to meet the officials said that they also received responses from the PMO on the letters sent by the victim which was when the concerned department was informed.

(With inputs from Hindustan Times)

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