Thursday, December 26, 2013

Bahrain envoy in city booked for molestation

Mateen Hafeez TNN


Mumbai: The Malabar Hill police have registered a case of molestation against Mohammed Abdulaziz Al Khaja, consul general of Bahrain in the city, on the complaint of a woman working as a manager at his Nepean Sea Road housing society. 

    “We did not arrest him since he is a diplomat and enjoys diplomatic immunity. We have informed the ministry of external affairs (MEA) about the incident,” said a senior police official. The copy of the FIR and the victim’s statement have been sent to the MEA. 

    The 49-year-old woman, whose identity has not been disclosed, told the police that on December 9 the building elevator was shut for repairs. When Khaja found it shut he lost his temper and allegedly slammed its doors. The complainant alleged that Khaja, in a fit of rage, ransacked her office, touched her and used abusive language. This is the reason molestation charges were invoked against Khaja, said a police officer.
The Times of India, December 26, 2013

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