DMEF condemns sexual harassment of transport deptt employee | KNO

DMEF condemns sexual harassment of transport deptt employee | KNO

Kashmir News Observer (KNO)

Srinagar, June 20 (KNO) : Darbar Move Employees Federation (DMEF) Thursday condemned the sexual harassment of transport department inspector against a woman employee in the office of Regional Transport Officer (RTO) Jammu. According to a statement issued to KNO, an extra ordinary meeting called by the federation under the chairmanship of its State President Ovais Wani sought immediate suspension of the MVD inspector so that he may not be able to influence the investigation. Senior Vice President Khurshed Ahmed, Vice- presidents Abdul Rashid Hafiz and Ghulam Rasool Paul, General Secretary Tufail Ahmed, Chief Organizer Tanveer Ahmed, Publicity Secretary Nazir Ahmed Khan, Treasurer Nazir Ahmed Bhat, Chief Spokesperson Er. Bilal Ahmed Lone, Spokesperson Javid Intikhab, Chief Coordinator Irshad -ul- Hamid, State President Special NPS cell -DEMF Mohd Amin Kilo, Senior Media in charge Sameer Ajaz Mughal and other senior Trade Union leaders were present in the meeting. Demanding strict punishment against the accused MVD inspector, the federation termed the formation of committees by the Transport Commissioner as mere eyewash to shield the culprits. “The department has violated section 4, section 12 and other related sections of the sexual harassment of women at workplace (prevention, prohibition and redressal) Act 2013 has been violated openly,” it added.(KNO)