Lankan among two held for harassing tribal woman in Andhra Pradesh

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Two men, including a Sri Lankan national, were on Sunday arrested by Visakhapatnam Rural Police for allegedly sexually harassing a tribal woman. The accused and victim worked in a private firm at Brandix India Apparel City, Atchutapuram SEZ area in Vizag. 

The arrested have been identified as the firm’s general manager Dileep Pinto (55) and senior executive officer Malla Shyam Sundar (30), who is from Sri Lanka.

The 28-year-old woman, who hails from Jharkhand and lives in Malkapuram area of Vizag, lodged a complaint with Visakhapatnam Rural SP Rahul Dev Sharma a few weeks ago. In her complaint, the woman alleged that she was repeatedly sexually assaulted by Pinto after joining the firm as an operator and stated that Sundar had assaulted her in January.  

Sources said the woman, who was earlier removed from the firm over “poor performance” in December, was promoted to the level of a senior executive after the incident.SC/ST Cell DSP Ch Vivekananda has been assigned the task of probing the case. Both the accused were arrested late Sunday evening after preliminary investigation. (Indian Express)

 

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  • Sri Lankan Tuesday, 20 February 2018 10:12 AM

    If a Sri Lankan is involved pls punish the fellow as these types of idiots should be taught a very good lesson.If not sexually harass him in the same way so that he will remember for the rest of his life.

    John Ingram Tuesday, 20 February 2018 10:22 AM

    The law should be applied equally to all Sri lankan or not

    ANTON Tuesday, 20 February 2018 10:45 AM

    THEY SHOULD HAVE GONE TO INDIAN RED LIGHT STREETS WITHOUT TROUBLING INNOCENT WOMEN.

    Jaliya Tuesday, 20 February 2018 11:06 AM

    Any article on something good a Sri Lankan did to make their country proud..... I know such news is harder to find its easier to find a needle in a hey stack than finding a lankan with civilized values.

    lkboy Tuesday, 20 February 2018 04:01 PM

    Guess who's the REAL tribal?


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