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An IAS officer has been detained in Jharkhand’s Khunti district in connection with the sexual assault of an engineering student. The accused tried to molest and kiss the girl.
The victim student was part of a group of students who came to IIT Mandi for internship. The student has accused Khunti’s SDM Syed Riaz Ahmed of sexual harassment. She lodged a complaint with the women’s police station in Khunti. After this, the SDM is being taken into custody and interrogated. Syed Riaz Ahmed is a 2019 batch IAS officer.
Khunti SP Aman Kumar said that on the evening of July 4, the complaint of the girl student was registered. In this, the IAS has been accused of sexual exploitation.