They complain to the minister said an official of the Tribal Welfare Department harasses them and hurls abuses at them whenever they demand money
Bhopal: The government celebrated Ladli-Laxmi Utasav on Tuesday to honor girls, but three minors have complained to the in-charge minister of Gwalior that they are not getting financial aid under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.
Not only that, have complained to the in-charge minister of the district Tulsiram Silawat that an employee of the Tribal Welfare Department hurls abuses at them whenever they seek money from the official concerned.
They told the minister who visited Gwalior on Monday that the official concerned scolded them and hurled abuses at them whenever they had visited the office of the Tribal Welfare Department and demanded financial aid under the Act.
On hearing the complaints, Silawat asked the collector of the district and the commissioner of the Tribal Welfare Department to inquire into the children’s complaints and take action against the official concerned.
According to reports, as soon as Silawat came out after holding with the officers of the district Panchayat, three children met him.
They also complained to the minister that the official concerned had misbehaved with the girls on many occasions.
The girls informed the minister that they had gone to the office of the Tribal Welfare Department seeking financial aid under the POCSO Act, but an employee working in the department misbehaved with them.
Silawat said that the children had given a written complaint against an employee of the Tribal Welfare Department and that strict action would be taken against the person concerned.
The minister further said that he had spoken to the district judge and the commissioner about the complaint and asked them to take action against the employee concerned.