Domestic help from Odisha ‘sexually harassed’ by journalist in Gurugram

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: A woman from Odisha working as a domestic help in Gurugram has accused a senior journalist of sexually harassing her. The journalist reportedly working for a national daily has been booked by police based on the complaint filed by the 25-year-old woman.

As per reports in national media, the woman was working as a full-time domestic help at the residence of the senior journalist in DLF Phase 3, Gurugram, whose identity has not been revealed.

On July 4, the journalist allegedly barged into the room of the victim and started touching her inappropriately. Objecting this, the woman somehow saved herself by locking herself inside the bathroom. Later, she took refuge at the residence of her friend staying in the same locality.

Till last reports came in, the journalist has not been arrested though a case has been registered under Section 354A (sexual harassment) at DLF Phase-3 police station.