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Nothing should threaten employees: FM after banker is assaulted in Surat

A short video went viral on Twitter on Tuesday which showed a person manhandling a female banker, following which #ShameSuratPolice started trending on the social media platform

Nirmala sitharaman, Finance minister
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Amid challenges, banks are extending all services to our people. Nothing should threaten their safety and dignity, Sitharaman said.

Press Trust of India New Delhi
A day after an assault on a female staff within bank premises in Surat, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said nothing should threaten the safety and dignity of bank employees and that she will closely follow the matter.

Taking to twitter, Sitharaman said her office has spoken to Commissioner of Police, Surat City, R B Brahmbhatt, who has assured her that the accused constable shall be suspended immediately.

A short video went viral on Twitter on Tuesday which showed a person manhandling a female banker, following which #ShameSuratPolice started trending on the social media platform.

"Will be closely following

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First Published: Jun 24 2020 | 11:49 AM IST

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