Bank manager arrested, fired after harassment video goes viral
A grab taken from the harassment video.
Islamabad Police on Saturday arrested the manager of a private bank after he was caught on camera sexually harassing a woman colleague and the video went viral on the social media.
He was also dismissed from service by the bank after his harassment video spread on social media like fire.
Faysal Bank strongly condemns such individual act of unprofessional behavior and #workplaceharassment by an employee, which is contrary to the strong value system, ethical standards and professional work environment being maintained by the Bank for all its employees. #UsmanGohar pic.twitter.com/heykyjDHBc— Faysal Bank Limited (@Faysalbankltd) November 7, 2020
Muhammed Hamza Shafqaat, the deputy commissioner of Islamabad, tweeted late on Saturday that Usman Gohar of Faysal Bank had been arrested. He wrote, “Usman Gohar of Faysal Bank arrested - @dcislamabad informed. He has also been issued a letter of dismissal by the Bank. Appreciate quick action by ICT Admin & ICT police.”
Usman Gohar Manager Credit department Faysal Bank F10 Markaz Islamabad has been arrested & shifted to Police Station.— DIG Operations Islamabad (@DigIslamabad) November 7, 2020
Further legal action being taken. https://t.co/3DX76SZn8d pic.twitter.com/mCPliYWOod
Earlier on Saturday, police said Usman had disappeared after he was filmed harassing a woman colleague at work and later his video was shared on the social media a few days ago.
Police took notice of the incident after seeing the video on the social media and collected information about Usman from his bank located at F-10 Markaz in the federal capital. SDPO Rana Wahab said police were conducting raids to arrest Usman after the harassment video went viral.