A retired employee of Durgapur Steel Plant (DSP) has been arrested by Durgapur police on Saturday night on charges of “attempt of rape”. On Sunday, the accused retired SAIL employee on being produced in Durgapur court was denied bail and was sent in jail custody for 14 days.
Police as well as local residents, said, that Amit Mukhopadhaya, a former employee of DSP, has been staying alone at his residence in Rani Rashmoni Road of City Centre in Durgapur. Four years ago, a woman joined as a maid servant in the house of Mr. Mukhopadhaya. The women being a whole time maid servant, stayed with Mr. Mukhopadhaya in the same house.
The women complained that Mr. Mukhopadhaya, who took responsibility of providing food and shelter to her, started mis-behaving in recent time. Even one of the relative of Mr. Mukhopadhaya also joined in this act of unruly behavior. On Saturday, she complained to police, Mr. Mukhopadhaya tried to rape her and caused physical assault.