IAF chief denies two-finger test done on woman officer, says ‘law is vert strict’

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Addressing the media on the 89th anniversary of the force, he said the Indian Air Force’s law on any such incident was strict and it was wrongly said that two fingers were tested on a woman officer.

New Delhi: Indian Air Force (IAF) chief Air Chief Marshal VR Choudhary on Tuesday rubbished reports that two fingers were tested on a woman officer in the alleged Coimbatore rape case. He said that the law is very strict on any such incident and the two-finger test done is said to be wrong.

Addressing the media on the 89th anniversary of the force, he said the Indian Air Force’s law on any such incident was strict and it was wrongly said that two fingers were tested on a woman officer. The IAF said, “The IAF law is very strict on any such incident. The two-finger test conducted on a woman officer is said to be wrong. No two-finger test was conducted. We are well aware of the rules and Appropriate action will be taken,” the IAF said. President.

An Indian Air Force officer was accused of sexually abusing a woman officer.

According to police, IAF officer Amitesh (29) was arrested by Coimbatore police on September 25 for allegedly sexually assaulting his 27-year-old female colleague.

Police said the woman officer was not satisfied with the action taken by the Indian Air Force against Amitesh, so she decided to file a police complaint two weeks ago.

According to police, IAF officer Amitesh (29) was arrested by Coimbatore police on September 25 for allegedly sexually assaulting his 27-year-old female colleague.

According to the complaint, the woman had come to the Air Force College for training and was assaulted inside her room at the Air Force Administrative College, Redfields, Coimbatore.

She got injured while playing the game. The complaint states that after taking the medicine, she fell asleep in her room and when she awoke, she found that she had been sexually assaulted.

Flight Lieutenant Kumar was arrested on September 25 by the Coimbatore All-Women Police after he surrendered before the District Judge’s Court. The accused, a native of Chhattisgarh, was produced in the court on September 27 and his custody was extended by two days.

However, Amitesh’s counsel N Sundaravadivelu submitted that the police do not have jurisdiction in matters relating to the armed forces personnel. “Such cases can be heard only by the defense court,” the lawyer said.

The police have said that the issue of jurisdiction is being discussed. As Amitesh has been produced in the Additional Women’s Court, Magistrate Thilageshwari will hear the case.

(ANI)

First published:October 5, 2021, 2:28 PM

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