New York Legal professional Basic Letitia James (D) on Wednesday mentioned an investigation substantiated sexual harassment allegations made towards her chief of employees, Ibrahim Khan.
“In the beginning, I thank the ladies who got here ahead, and I wish to guarantee them that they had been heard and that I consider them,” James mentioned in a press release.
“When the method concluded, my workplace spoke with every particular person and knowledgeable them that allegations had been substantiated,” the lawyer basic mentioned.
Khan resigned in the course of the investigation into not less than two sexual harassment claims towards him, reportedly from former staff. At the very least one girl mentioned that Khan had inappropriately touched and kissed her towards her needs, in keeping with the New York Occasions.
“My workplace handled this matter as aggressively as each different matter that has come earlier than our workplace. Inside 24 hours, our workplace took disciplinary motion and put Ibrahim Khan below restrictions, and inside 72 hours, we engaged an out of doors legislation agency that started an neutral and exhaustive evaluation of the allegations,” James mentioned Wednesday.
James was reelected final month to serve one other 4 years as New York’s lawyer basic as she continues her authorized battles with former President Trump.