Panaji: Goa government will file FIR against a Lower Division Clerk for passing objectionable comments against a woman volunteer during ongoing COVID-19 vaccination drive.
State Health Minister Vishwajit Rane on Saturday said that the incident which happened at Mapusa town in North Goa, has been viewed seriously.
Rane said that the accused has been discharged from the duty while FIR will be filed against him for passing objectionable comments against COVID-19 vaccination woman volunteer.
The minister tweeted “The incident at Covid vaccination in Mapusa pertaining to the LDC requisitioned for duty who made objectionable comments about a female volunteer has been brought to my notice. I have spoken to Secretary Health to take it up with the collector.”
“The accused has been discharged from duty with immediate effect. Further an FIR will be filed against him. Such behaviour will not be tolerated by anyone in the Government. Stringent action will be taken against the culprit,” he said in another tweet.
When contacted, Deputy Superintendent of Police (Mapusa) Gajanan Prabhudesai said that they are yet to receive any formal complaint about the incident.