Odisha: Forest Watcher Accuses Forester Of Sexually Harassing Her

Cuttack: A woman has brought allegations of sexual harassment against Choudwar forester Jyoti Ranjan Mohapatra.

The woman who is currently working as a forest watcher after the death of her husband in an elephant attack in November 2013 has also alleged Mohapatra of molesting her.

“I got employment after the death of my husband under rehabilitation policy. However, Mohapatra has been harassing me sexually for the past few months. He recently molested me on the top of a hill while I was on duty,” alleged the woman.

Police have started an investigation after getting a formal complaint from the victim. On the other hand, Mohapatra was not available for his comments.

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