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Arjuna awardee officer Khajan Singh faces dismissal from CRPF over sexual harassment charges

Gets second Show Cause on the recommendation of UPSC
07:29 PM May 13, 2024 IST | GK NEWS SERVICE
arjuna awardee officer khajan singh faces dismissal from crpf over sexual harassment charges
Arjuna awardee officer Khajan Singh faces dismissal from CRPF over sexual harassment charges -Photo File-X
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New Delhi, May 13: The Union government has sent another show cause to Khajan Singh, initiating the process to dismiss him on sexual harassment charges, sources said today.

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This is to initiate a process to dismiss Khajan Singh, a DIG-ranked former chief sports officer of CRPF, on charges of sexual harassment levelled against him.

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This second dismissal is sent on the recommendation of UPSC and duly approved by Union Home Minister, said a source.

Khajan Singh is an Arjuna Awardee in swimming and a celebrated CRPF Officer.

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Earlier in April one show cause in another case was also sent to him and he had been asked to reply in 15 days.

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According to CRPF officials, this second show cause is also to be replied in next 15 days.

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Khajan Singh is due to retire on May 31.

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Quoting officials, top MHA sources said that they have a zero tolerance towards such conduct which makes women weak in workplaces. They said Singh's case is very serious and that they won't tolerate such behavior.

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