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DCW chief Swati Maliwal dragged by car for 10-15 meters, accused arrested | India News

DCW chief Swati Maliwal dragged by automotive for 10-15 meters, accused arrested | Information

New Delhi: Delhi Fee for Girls (DCW) chairperson Swati Maliwal on Thursday (January 19, 2023) stated that she was dragged by a automotive whereas she was inspecting the state of affairs of ladies’s safety within the nationwide capital. Taking to her official Twitter account, she stated that the automotive driver had “molested her” in an inebriated situation and when she tried to pay money for him, he locked her hand within the automotive window and dragged her.  

“If the Chairperson of the Girls’s Fee will not be protected in Delhi, then think about the state of affairs,” she stated in a tweet in Hindi.

कल देर रात मैं दिल्ली में महिला सुरक्षा के हालात Examine कर रही थी। एक गाड़ी वाले ने नशे की हालत में मुझसे छेड़छाड़ की और जब मैंने उसे पकड़ा तो गाड़ी के शीशे में मेरा हाथ बंद कर मुझे घसीटा। भगवान ने जान बचाई। यदि दिल्ली में महिला आयोग की अध्यक्ष सुरक्षित नहीं, तो हाल सोच लीजिए।
— Swati Maliwal (@SwatiJaiHind) January 19, 2023

Information company ANI reported citing police that Maliwal was dragged for round 10-15 meters.

The accused, cops confirmed, was in an inebriated state and has been arrested. 

“FIR has been filed. A medical examination of the accused and sufferer was accomplished. The incident occurred when Swati Maliwal was standing on a footpath together with her crew,” ANI quoted a Delhi Police official as saying.

Accused, Harish Chandra, 47, was in an inebriated state and has been arrested. FIR has been filed. Medical examination of accused & sufferer was accomplished. Incident occurred when Swati Maliwal was standing on a footpath together with her crew standing close to her at similar location: Delhi Police pic.twitter.com/LOCK6Yvk1K
— ANI (@ANI) January 19, 2023

Extra particulars awaited.