Sacked AIADMK MP Sasikala Pushpa, family members booked on sexual harassment charges

Madurai: Expelled AIADMK leader Sasikala Pushpa and two of her family members have been booked by police on a complaint of alleged illegal detention and sexual harassment by her former domestic help, police said today.

All-Women Police in Pudukottai in Tuticorin District registered the case against the MP, her husband Lingeswara Thilagan and their son L Pradeep Raja based on a complaint by the woman who had worked along with her sister as domestic help in the house of Sasikala, when she was the Tuticorin Mayor from 2011 to 2014, they said.

The case was registered after the Tuticorin Superintendent of Police to whom the complaint was given forwarded it to the Pudukottai All-Women Police station.

The complainant alleged that she and her sister were detained and sexually harassed by the MP, her husband and their son, police said.