Bhubaneswar: The female OAS officer who had brought allegations against a senior OAS officer, now promoted to IAS, of sending obscene videos and photos on personal chat, has today recorded her statement with chairperson of Odisha State Commission for Women. She has also reported before the Commission that she and her children are being mentally harassed and threatened by the officer.
It has been around two years since the female OAS officer had first lodged a complaint against the senior officer on October 10, 2015. But even after running from pillar to post, she has been continuously harassed, she stated.
It has been around two years since the female OAS officer, presently posted in Nayagarh, had first lodged a complaint against the senior officer on October 10, 2015. But even after running from pillar to post, she has been continuously harassed, she stated.
“A very long obscene video footage was sent to me by the senior officer on personal chat. He was charge sheeted and court forwarded but later got bail and was even acquitted. I have been informed now that he has even gone ahead and registered a defamation case against me! I am shocked to know this,” she said.
The IAS officer has been using indirect means of threatening her and her children through other officers, alleged the female officer who was accompanied by her mother to the State Commission for Women office.
I have been told that I cannot work in this job! I have pleaded for justice before the State Women’s Commission chairperson. She has assured that the case will be taken up with seriousness
- Lady OAS officer
Earlier on June 23, the PMO had sent a letter to the Chief Secretary of the State and directed to keep the female OAS officer updated about details of the developments in the case and upload a copy of the same on its website.
IAS Premananda Khuntia, the accused, has refused to talk in front of OTV stating that the case is sub judice. It is worth mentioning that the IAS officer has filed a defamation suit of Rs 1 crore against the woman.