Kanpur: A BJP worker was allegedly molested by a party leader and his four associates here, police said today.
The woman in her complaint alleged that BJP leader Anup Tiwari molested her on June 20 in his car on the pretext of dropping her home, Station Incharge of Railbazar police station Shravan Yadav said.
The woman complained about the incident to local party authorities and the next day Anup and his four associates reached party office and molested the complainant and tried to strip her too, he said.
The woman again reported both incidents to local party leaders and then to state leadership but when no action was taken by them, she approached Senior Superintendent of Police Shalabh Mathur.
Following the SSP's order an FIR was registered last night against the accused, he said.
An investigation is on in the case, the Station Incharge said, adding that soon the accused would be arrested.
Meanwhile, a local BJP leader, requesting anonymity, said that its an internal matter of the party and an investigation report over the issue would be sent to state leadership.
On the basis of report further action would be taken against the accused, he added.