Naval officer booked for allegedly molesting domestic help

The Hush Post | 11:55 | One-minute read

A senior naval officer posted in Goa has been booked for allegedly molesting his domestic help. The 46-year-old officer is posted at INS Hansa naval base.

In the complaint, the maid accused the officer Commodore Mankandan Nambiar of molesting her at his private residence in Vasco town.

The Vasco police station said, “The accused officer is in our custody. He has been booked under Indian Penal Code Sections 354 (assault or criminal force on woman with an intent to outrage her modesty), 354-A (sexual harassment) and 354-B (assault or use of criminal force on woman with an intent to disrobe).”

According to the police the officer fell unconscious when the questioning began. He was rushed to a hospital afterwards.

Meanwhile the officer moved a local court to seek anticipatory bail.

Vasco town is located around 40 km from Panji in South Goa district.


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