Delhi-based Lawyer booked for Molestation and Attempt to Rape of his Client
A lawyer of Delhi’s Tis Hazari Court has been accused by a resident of Gurugram Haryana, who has lodged a complaint with Police, molestation and attempt to rape her repeatedly.
An FIR has been registered against the lawyer, who is a resident of Delhi.
According to Police Sources, the 44-year-old woman, alleged that she approached an Advocate, who stays in Karol Bagh and practises in Tis Hazari court, with a property case around two years ago and they became friends. However, according to her claims, he misbehaved with her several times in his chamber.
She further stated that,“He would also stay overnight in my flat and tried molesting and raping me”, claming that the lawyer also took pictures of her without her permission.
She claimed that she resisted his moves and rebuked him for a long time before finally stopping all communication with him. However, that did not deter him from trying to reach out to her and she finally decided to approach police with the matter.
As per her complaint, an FIR has been registered against the lawyer under Sections 354 (sexual harassment), Section 354-A (sexually assault), Section 354-C (captures the image of a woman engaging in a private act), Section 376-511 (rape attempt) at Sector 53 Police Station.
Inspector Arvind Kumar, SHO stated that,“Accused and victim are supposedly friends but we are verifying what has been stated in the woman’s complaint. We will take action as per law only after a thorough investigation into the matter and after verifying her allegations”.