New Delhi, Aug 13: An 18-year-old inmate of a Delhi shelter home alleged that she was sexually harassed and molested by the manager of a company in Delhi. She alleged that she was harassed by the accused when she interned at the company in April this year.

The girl, in her complaint, said that she has been living in the shelter home since 2015. The caretaker of the shelter home had sent her to the company for an internship.

The victim said that the manager used to talk dirty with her. She alleged the accused used to talk to her about menstruation and sex. “He had also patted my back on several occasions,” she said.

She said that she didn’t want to lodge a complaint as she feared losing her job. However, her counsellor and friends asked her to file a police complaint when told them about the horror she went through at the company.

The police said that the manager’s wife is associated with the company. A case was registered and the accused has been arrested after the victim filed a police complaint.