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Police may call RK Pachauri for questioning in sexual harassment case

New Delhi: Delhi Police may soon call RK Pachauri, Director General (DG) of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), following registration of a case of molestation and sexual harassment against him on a complaint from

India TV News Desk [ Updated: February 20, 2015 18:36 IST ]
police may call rk pachauri for questioning in sexual
police may call rk pachauri for questioning in sexual harassment case

New Delhi: Delhi Police may soon call RK Pachauri, Director General (DG) of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), following registration of a case of molestation and sexual harassment against him on a complaint from a research associate working in his office.

The case was registered the case on Wednesday night after the woman had submitted a 33-page complaint at the Lodhi Road Police Station on February 13.

The 29-year-old victim, in her complaint stated that the 75-year-old Nobel Peace Prize Winner on many occasions forcibly hugged her and touched her in an inappropriate manner.

According to the FIR copy, the lady had pleaded Dr Pachauri not to do so such things as she found it extremely vulgar, but it has had no effect on him.

She also accused him of engaging in sexually laden conversations with her over telephone calls, e-mails and messages.

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The victim had on February 9 apprised the management of the institution about the wrongdoings of Dr Pachauri but no action was taken against the renowned climate crusader.

She then moved to police on February 13 and an FIR was lodged on February 18.

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