Who is Sonia Gandhi’s PA PP Madhavan, who was accused of rape by a Dalit woman?
The woman told that her husband was a Congress worker, who used to put up Congress hoardings. He died in the year 2020. She had gone to the Congress office to ask for help to run the house, where she spoke to PP Madhavan. He had promised a job. After several days passed, he did not give the job and kept on physically abusing me. Madhavan has termed the allegations against him as politically motivated.
Written by – Dadan Vishwakarma
New Delhi: A case of rape has been registered against Congress President Sonia Gandhi’s PA PP Madhavan. In Uttam Nagar police station, a Dalit woman has complained of molestation and rape against him on the pretext of a job. In this case, a case has been registered against PP Madhavan under section 376 of rape and section 506 of threatening to kill. However, the police have not arrested them. According to police sources, the woman’s husband used to work in the Congress office, he used to put up hoardings, he died in the year 2020. After which the Congress had gone to the office to ask for a job. Where he met Madhavan.
What did the police say?
In this matter, the Deputy Commissioner of Police of Dwarka says that a complaint was received on June 25 at Uttam Nagar police station. A complaint was given by a woman, on the basis of which a case was registered against the accused under sections 376 (rape) and 506 (criminal intimidation) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). Its investigation is going on.
He said the police were probing the allegations leveled against the 71-year-old man, who is the personal secretary of a senior leader. The Deputy Commissioner did not name the leader, but Delhi Police officials said that charges have been leveled against Madhavan, who is Sonia Gandhi’s PA. In her complaint, the woman has written that her financial condition is not good and she went to Congress office where she got Madhavan’s phone number.
What allegations did the woman make and what was the basis?
The woman in the complaint received by the police said that I told her that I needed a job and she promised my help. On January 21, 2022, he called me for an interview. The woman said that after seeing all my papers, PA Madhavan asked me many questions and then said that he wants to marry me. To this I said yes. Then one day he called me to meet again.
The woman further wrote that Madhavan came to pick me up in a car. After this the driver was asked to leave from there. He sexually assaulted me and tried to rape me too. When I objected to this, he got angry and left me alone on the road. Against this I have given a complaint to the police.
What did Madhavan say in defense?
However, in this case, Sonia Gandhi’s PA PP Madhavan told a website that she came to know through social media that a case of rape has been registered against her. He has been accused of committing a sexual offense against a woman. The complainant claims to be a Congress worker who was promised a job. Madhavan said that after the complaint, on June 25, he had appeared before the chief (SHO) of the Uttam Nagar police station and gave his explanation, after which he was asked to leave. Madhavan called the whole matter politically motivated and said that I have evidence to show and establish that the complaint has been made out of political vendetta.
Courtesy : Zee News
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