NEW DELHI: A counsellor of the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) was attacked in Tughlaqabad.
The case came to light when a resident of Valmiki Street in Tughlaqabad had called the DCW helpline to complain about her daughter, who was reportedly suffering from a mental illness.
The mother called the Commission to seek medical assistance for her daughter and a woman DCW counsellor was sent to the house.
While she was conversing with the girl's family, a drunken man named Vinod entered the house and began abusing the counsellor and her driver.
As some local residents' tried to calm the situation down, Vinod become more aggressive and brought a stick and ran after the counsellor to beat her. Vinod was ultimately subdued by the locals, but he persisted and tried his best to assault the counsellor with a brick while chasing her.
Soon, the counsellor was forced to call the Delhi Police for assistance. However, before cops could reach the spot, the man managed to flee.
A complaint was subsequently file against the man, and an FIR under sections 506 (criminal intimidation), and 509 (insulting the modesty of women) was registered at Govindpuri police station.