An FIR has been registered in opposition to unknown individuals for allegedly sexually harassing a feminine spokesperson of Delhi BJP after a video defaming her was posted on social media platforms, police stated.
The matter got here to the fore after a grievance was made by the Delhi unit of the Bharatiya Janata Occasion alleging that the video, together with misinformation, was posted in opposition to the spokesperson for insulting her modesty electronically, they stated.
The grievance additionally talked about that “this was supposed to hurt the repute of the spokesperson by placing her identify within the hyperlink of the video and defaming her publicly.” The FIR was registered at Cyber Police Station of New Delhi District below sections 354A (sexual harassment) and 509 (insulting modesty of a lady) of the Indian Penal Code, and part 67 (electronically transmitting obscene materials) of the IT Act, a senior police officer stated, including an investigation has been taken up.
In accordance with the allegations made within the grievance, offensive sexual remarks had been made concerning the spokesperson, who had nothing to do with the contents of the hyperlink, as a way to injury her repute.
It has additionally been alleged that for the previous two-three months, a gaggle of individuals have been harassing feminine spokespersons of the BJP, and the occasion requested motion in opposition to the perpetrators, the police stated.
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