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Case against venture capitalist Mahesh Murthy for alleged sexual harassement

Mahesh Murthy

The Mumbai police have registered a case against venture capital investor Mahesh Murthy alleging sexual harassment following several complaints and the intervention of the National Commission of Women (NCW). The case has been registered under Section 354 (D), 509 of IPC and under Section 67 of IT Act at Khar Police Station in Mumbai. Section 354 deals with stalking and Section 509 deals with outraging the modesty of a woman. Section 67 of the IT Act deals with transmitting obscene material in electronic form. “Even though Shri Murthy had allegedly, already posted an apology for some of his posts, NCW requested the DGP’s (Maharashtra police) personal involvement to investigate the matter and take strict action.... as such acts not only amount to outraging the modesty of women but also attract attention for cyber crime,” the NCW said in a note…

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