BHEL’s woman officer kills self after “harassment” by Senior colleagues

BHEL’s woman officer kills self after “harassment” by Senior colleagues

Agency News

A 33-year-old woman accounts officer of public sector Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) allegedly committed suicide over ''harassment'' by a top official and six other colleagues, police said.

Based on a complaint from her husband, a case has been registered against the Deputy General Manager (Finance) and six other BHEL employees, who are her colleagues, for allegedly abetting the officer's suicide, they said.

The woman, who hails from Bhopal, hanged herself in the bedroom at her house at Miyapur here at around 10.30 am on Thursday after locking it from inside. Her husband and other family members broke open the room door and found her hanging from the ceiling, News Agency PTI quoted Inspector of Police Venkatesh Shamala as saying. The victim Neha K, a native of Madhya Pradesh, was staying in Bhanu Township in Miyapur, a report by Times of India says.

Explaining the harassment made by senior officials of BHEL in a suicide note, which found by police, she said her mobile phone was hacked and all her calls were tapped by them and they were spying on her. In the note also pointed accusing figers against senior collegues of made vulgar comments on her and had been harassed by some of her colleagues when she was posted in Bhopal earlier.

The suicide note which police found to have written purportedly by her, the woman specifically accused the Deputy General Manager and six other colleagues of mentally harassing her and forcing her to resort to the extreme step.