BP Madhavan, 71, has been an aide to Congress president Sonia Gandhi. Delhi Police have registered a case against him for sexually abusing and threatening a woman. The FIR was registered at Delhi Uttam Nagar police station under sections 376 and 506 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
Police have registered the first information report following a complaint lodged against Madhavan on June 25. Dwarka Joint Commissioner of Police Harsh Vardhan has said that the police are investigating the complaint against Madhavan.
According to initial reports, Madhavan allegedly sexually assaulted a Dalit woman on the pretext of marrying her and offering her a job. The woman’s late husband worked as an employee in the Congress office in Delhi until 2020.
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Madhavan, meanwhile, said the allegations against him were false and a political retaliation. I also condemn the defamation campaign against me by the complainant and those behind him, and consider this to be an insult to the reputation of a famous 71-year-old man known for his service to the community. ‘
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