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Demand for action against health officer grows shriller

Demand for action against health officer grows shriller
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Rathnamma Voluntary organisation here on Tuesday here on Tuesday demanded that action be taken against in-charge District Medical and Health Officer...

Khammam: Rathnamma Voluntary organisation here on Tuesday here on Tuesday demanded that action be taken against in-charge District Medical and Health Officer Dr Kondal Rao for alleged harassing a staff nurse.

Representative Rathanamma Voluntary Organisation submitted a memorandum to District Collector D S Lokesh Kumar and Police Commissioner Tafseer Iqbal, urging them to punish Dr Kondal Rao.

It may be recalled that a contract staff nurse Jyothi, working in Primary Health Centre in Bonakal mandal, lodged a complaint against the Dr Kondal Rao for sexually harassing her.

The district administration constituted a committee headed by the District Welfare Officer R Varalakshmi to inquire into allegation. The Committee after questioning the staff nurse recorded the statements given by her and ordered the DM&HO to appear before the committee.

Dr Kondal Rao appeared before the Committee for an inquiry. According to information, the Committee is likely to submit its report to higher authorities within a week.

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