ncb: Mumbai: NCB officer molests woman on train, held | Mumbai News – Times of India


MUMBAI: Parli railway police in Aurangabad arrested 35-year-old Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) superintendent rank officer in a sexual harassment case on Friday.
The accused and victim were in a train from Hyderabad to Hadapsar ( Pune) when the incident took place. The officer was working at NCB’s Mumbai unit but was not handling any case due to poor health. He lives in Navi Mumbai and was on leave since two weeks. The accused had gone to attend a case in Hyderabad.
Police that the victim, is her 20s, was sleeping when the accused molested her. When the victim shouted for help, other passenger came to her rescue and caught the accused. They handed him to police. The victim continued her journey and registered her complaint with the train TC.
Police booked him under Indian Penal Code sections 354 (A) (sexual harassment) and 509 (insult modesty of woman).
An NCB officer said, “He was under psychiatric treatment and was on-off leave since for eight months. The department had initiated the process to conduct his medical examination to retire him from service, considering his health condition.”
(The victim’s identity has not been revealed to protect her privacy as per Supreme Court directives on cases related to sexual assault)

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