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Rape reported on Infosys' Pune campus

Pune: Dec 29; Two Pune Infosys campus employees were arrested on Tuesday in connection with an alleged rape of a woman.

However, details of the incident only came to light on Tuesday after she filed a complaint with the Hinjewadi police. The rape survivor worked as a cashier in one of the canteens inside Phase 1 of the sprawling 114-acre campus. The suspects are said to be part of the housekeeping staff employed by a contractor, said the police.

In a statement, Infosys said, "With regard to the alleged incident at our Pune campus involving our partners' contractual staff, we are investigating the matter and are working closely with the police to aid their investigation. We have stringent security measures in place on all our campuses and have a zero tolerance policy against sexual harassment which extends to our contractual staff as well. The company will take necessary action as per policy."

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