HCS officer Reagan Kumar suspended over allegations of sexual harassment

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The Hush Post: Reagan Kumar, the Haryana Civil Services officer HCS officer has been suspended after he was found guilty in an inquiry report conducted into the allegation of sexual harassment by a woman employee. The orders of his suspension came from the Haryana Chief Minister’s office.

Earlier, the Panchkula police had arrested Reagan Kumar for allegedly molesting a woman employee of his office.

Kumar held the post of administrative officer-cum-secretary and CEO of Utkarsh Society, Secondary Education Department. According to the complaint, the woman alleged that on May 28, the official called her to his cabin and offered her coffee, which she refused. The woman claimed that on May 29 the official again called her to his cabin and tried to sexually abuse her.

The complainant also claimed that she called up her brother and submitted a complaint to the Haryana DGP. Panchkula police have booked the HCS officer under Section 354-A (physical touch) and 354-D (stalking) of the IPC.

After the complaint, the Director, Secondary Education-cum-vice-president, Utkarsh Society, Rajiv Rattan, had withdrawn work from Kumar and forwarded the case to the internal complaints committee of the department on May 30.

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