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Liberal MP Darshan Kang accused of sexual harassment

Liberal MP Darshan Kang accused of sexual harassment
From CBC - August 12, 2017

The federal Liberals have confirmed Darshan Kang, one oftwo Liberal MPs in Calgary, has been accused of sexual harassment.

"We were made aware of the allegations and referred them, as per the House of Commons process, to the chief human resources officer," Charles-Eric Lepine, the chief of staff to Chief Government WhipPablo Rodriguez, said in an email to CBC News.

The Hill Times in Ottawafirst reported the allegations on Friday, tracing the complaint back to an unnamed employee at Kang's constituency office in northeast Calgary.

CBC News has not been able to independently verify that the complaint came from an employee at the constituency office.

Tight-lipped

The Prime Minister's Office declined to comment on the situation and a spokesperson for the Liberal party directed all enquiries tothe whip's office.

No one was answering the phones at Kang'sCalgary Skyview constituency office, nor at his Parliament Hill office where his phone mailbox was full.

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