A tribal girl has filed a police compliant with Tripura police against IPFT MLA Dhananjoy Tripura accusing him of sexual harassment.
The tribal girl, resident of Mandwai in western Tripura, has lodged the sexual harassment complaint against legislator Dhananjoy, 31, at the East Agartala Women Police Station.
The IPFT is an alliance partner of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Tripura.
Tripura Police have launched a probe following the complaint filed by the girl.
“We have launched an inquiry after a tribal girl filed an FIR at the East Agartala Women Police Station on Sunday night,” said a top police official.
Speaking to reporters, the girl alleged that she was raped repeatedly over the last two years by the IPFT MLA, who committed to marry her, but the legislator was now denying having married her.
Reacting to the charge, The MLA, who was elected from the Raima Valley assembly constituency in northern Tripura, strongly denied the charges.
He said that he would seek legal recourse if the police took any action against him.