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Ayush director held on sexual harassment charges in Odisha - Bhubaneswar News

Bhubaneswar, July 9 (IANS) Director of the National Ayush Mission in Odisha Bibhu Prasad Sarangi was arrested for sexually harassing a woman employee of his office, here on Thursday.

Updated Jul 09, 2020 14:52 PM

Ayush director held on sexual harassment charges in Odisha - Bhubaneswar News

The Mahila Police arrested Sarangi, an Odisha Administrative Service (OAS) officer, after hour-long interrogation. A case has been lodged against him on the basis of a complaint filed by the woman employee.

The victim accused Sarangi of sending lewd messages and obscene videos on her WhatsApp number.

Later, Sarangi filed a counter complaint against her on July 7. "The charges against me are false and fabricated," said Sarangi after being arrested by the police.

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