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Wednesday, 19 June 2024 8.16 PM IST

Revenue division clerk suspended for alleged sexual messages to IAS officer

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THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The revenue division office clerk of Thiruvananthapuram R P Santhosh Kumar was suspended based on a complaint about sending messages with sexual intones to an IAS officer during midnight hours. An investigation will also take place into the matter.

The whole tawdry incident started on May 6th at 11 pm in the night. Santhosh tried contacting the woman IAS officer and was warned not to continue with the phone calls. Later he resorted to WhatsApp messages and continued sending texts till 7 am the next morning. After this, the officer filed a complaint with the Principal Secretary.

Santhosh was suspended after the departmental investigation confirmed that the incident fell under the sexual harassment section. The inquiry found that the messages sent to the officer were not in line with official status and the accused had committed a serious breach of discipline.

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