Delhi: Govt Hospital MS booked for sexual harassing Medical Officer, now absconding
New Delhi: Delhi Police officials have booked a Medical Superintendent of Babu Jagjivan Ram Memorial Hospital for allegedly sexually harassing a woman Chief Medical Officer (CMO).
Medical Superintendent Dr Surinder Pal was booked on the charges of assault or criminal force to woman with intent to courage her modesty, sexual harassment, and criminal intimidation, a police officer said.
Police said the incident came to light late on Friday when the woman approached the police with a complaint against Pal.
"The woman in her complaint said that Pal used to call her inside his room and indulge in perverse conversations. He also tried to touch her inappropriately," the officer said. "He called her pretending as for official work. When she entered in her room, he forced her to go for long ride and for dining out with him.
The woman in her complaint stated that she warned the MS not to indulge in such behavior, however, he threatened of ruining her career and ruining her reputation. So the next time, the MS called her, she video-graphed the act and submitted the same to the police as a proof to her claims.
Soon after the complaint was filed, the police sent officers to the MS's house but found the doctor absconding. Four teams have now been deployed to find the Medical Superintendent.