Thane crime: Cop accused of molesting women police personnel suspended

Updated: Feb 03, 2018, 18:34 IST | PTI

A police officer attached to the Thane Police Commissionerate has been suspended for allegedly molesting fellow women police personnel, an official said on Saturday

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A police officer attached to the Thane Police Commissionerate has been suspended for allegedly molesting fellow women police personnel, an official said on Saturday. The accused, Namdeo Shinde, a Reserve Police Inspector, was suspended following orders given by Thane Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh on February 1 in this regard.

"There were several complaints against Shinde relating to molestation of women police personnel. An investigation was conducted into the complaints and after a detailed report, an offence was registered against him," Thane police spokesperson Sukhada Narkar said.

Shinde was booked by Thane Nagar Police on January 24 under IPC sections 354 (assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty), 354 (d) (stalking), 506 (criminal intimidation), 509 (word, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman), she added.

"On February 1, Thane Police Commissioner issued his suspension orders," Narkar said.

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