Genpact’s Asst. Vice-president commits suicide after colleagues accuse him of sexual harassment

New Delhi: An Assistant vice-president at Genpact facing sexual harassment charges committed suicide at his residence in Noida today.

The victim Swaroop Raj was in temporary suspension for the allegations leveled against him by his two employees, committed suicide by hanging himself from his house ceiling, News18 reports.

“The company had asked him to submit his identity card and laptop till the inquiry against him was complete,” an officer said.

According to reports, Swaroop joined Genpact in 2007 and started off as a process developer and became a senior manager in 2015 and was gradually promoted to the post of assistant vice-president.

Swaroop also left a suicide note for his wife he had married two years ago which read: “I want to let you know how much I love you. I have an allegation by two of the employees on sexual harassment and trust me I didn’t do anything. I know the world will understand it but you and our families should trust me. The allegations are baseless. But the entire Genpact will know about it. Hence, I don’t have the courage to face everyone. I want you to be strong and live your life with whole respect as your husband has not done anything. I am going as everyone will look at me with that eye even if I come clean.”

The body was later sent for post-mortem.