'If DCW Chief Not Safe...': Swati Maliwal After Drunk Car Driver Drags Her In Delhi

The police arrested accused, Harish Chandra (Maliwal's driver) and an FIR against him also also been regostered.

'If DCW Chief Not Safe...': Swati Maliwal After Drunk Car Driver Drags Her In Delhi
DCW Chief Swati Maliwal deagged for 15 metres

THE DELHI Commission for Women (DCW) Chief Swati Maliwal on Thursday said that if the Chairperson of the Women's Commission is not safe in Delhi, then imagine the situation.

"Late last night I was inspecting the situation of women's security in Delhi. A car driver molested me in an inebriated condition and when I caught hold of him, he locked my hand in the car window and dragged me. God saved life. If the Chairperson of the Women's Commission is not safe in Delhi, then imagine the situation," she said.

This came after Maliwal was dragged by a car for 10 to 15 meters, at nearly 3.11 am on Thursday.

The incident took place opposite AIIMS Gate 2 and the accused, Harish Chandra, has been arrested and an FIR against him has also been filed.

According to Delhi Police, Maliwal's hand got stuck in a car's window after Chandra suddenly pulled up glass window of the car while she was reprimanding him as he asked her to sit in his car while she was reprimanding him as he asked her to sit inside.

"Accused, Harish Chandra, 47, was in an inebriated state and has been arrested. FIR has been filed. Medical examination of accused and victim was done. Incident happened when Swati Maliwal was standing on a footpath with her team standing near her at same location," said Delhi Police as quoted by ANI.

Meanwhile, the National Commission for Women has also taken cognizance of the matter. and has sought report from Delhi police into the matter.

"NCW India has taken cognizance of the matter. The Commission is seeking a report from Delhi Police and writing to take strict action against the accused," wrote the commission on its Twitter handle.

(With inputs from ANI)

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