CBDT staffer arrested for alleged sexual harassment at office

According to the complaint, the incident happened on December 14. The accused, Rex, had allegedly called the woman conservancy staff inside a room under the pretext of filling a water bottle and attempted to misbehave with her.
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CHENNAI: A 36-year-old man working as an office assistant at the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) office in Nungambakkam was arrested on sexual harassment charges for allegedly misbehaving with a conservancy staff in the office.

According to the complaint, the incident happened on December 14. The accused, Rex, had allegedly called the woman conservancy staff inside a room under the pretext of filling a water bottle and attempted to misbehave with her.

The woman struggled and got out of the room. After she filed a complaint, personnel from all women police station arrested Rex on Thursday. He was remanded to custody.

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