VIJAYAWADA: A woman excise sub-inspector attempted suicide, alleging sexual harassment by Guntur excise superintendent Balakrishna.
The woman reportedly consumed some pills and has been admitted to Guntur GGH. Her condition is stated to be stable. Based on a complaint filed by the husband of the SI, an inquiry has been ordered by Vinit Brijlal, commissioner of special enforcement bureau. Brijlal said a three-member committee with woman officials has been formed to inquire into the allegations.
“The superintendent has already been transferred from his current position. We are waiting for the inquiry report,” he said.
(The victim’s identity has not been revealed to protect her privacy as per Supreme Court directives on cases related to sexual assault)