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Shazia Ilmi alleges harassment on social media, Delhi Police

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Police has registered a case of sexual harassment against unknown persons on a complaint by leader Shazia Ilmi who alleged that she received a barrage of vulgar comments on

Shazia, a vice president of unit of was allegedly trolled after commenting on Sandeep Kumar, the sacked minister of the She had filed her complaint at Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Delhi Police.

"The case against unidentified persons has been registered under charges of sexual harassment and publishing or transmitting obscene material in electronic form. Further investigation is underway," said a senior police officer.

"FIR Against Obscenity by 'AAP' ! Will not tolerate any more filth from supporters ! Enough is enough! Respect women!," Shazia tweeted after registration of the FIR.

She said that police was trying to identify the persons who had sent her "obscene" comments hurling "sexual innuendos" at her on

"The accounts have been deleted but I hope police catch the culprits," she said.

She was trolled over her video statement on Twitter, where she had attacked the Arvind Kejriwal over the alleged involvement of sacked minister in a sex tape.

Kumar, a former minister in the Kejriwal government, was sacked from the AAP last year over a sex tape purportedly featuring him.

He was recently in as he was seen campaigning for BJP's Narela candidate Savita Khatri who was later expelled by her party.

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First Published: Fri, April 21 2017. 23:28 IST