In February 2021, the female IPS officer complained about the senior officer, stating that he had made attempts towards her while they were travelling for work.

Rajesh Das, a former director general of police, was given a three-year prison term today for harassing a fellow officer in a sexual manner.

The suspended IPS officer was found guilty of sexually harassing a female officer and given a three-year severe prison sentence as well as a 10,000 fine by a Villupuram court.

When they were on patrol together for the security of the then Chief Minister Edappadi K Palanisami, the female IPS officer filed a complaint against the senior officer in February 2021, saying that the officer had made sexual approaches.

“The prosecution had 68 people, including police officers, on tape. One of the members of the prosecution team stated that the officer could choose to appeal and request an immediate bail.

The then-leader of the opposition, MK Stalin, promised due legal process and punishment if elected to power in 2021, when this topic had become into a poll issue.

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