African ambassador reported for sexual harassment in Kuwait: report

African ambassador reported for sexual harassment in Kuwait: report
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The ambassador of an undisclosed nation has been reported for sexually harassing his secretary in the Gulf state
The incident took place at an embassy in Kuwait [Getty]

A secretary working at the embassy of an African country in Kuwait reported the ambassador for sexual harassment, Kuwait’s Al-Rai newspaper reported.

The ambassador allegedly lured the secretary into his office, grabbed her hand and hugged her, Al-Rai said, adding that the secretary managed to get away.

It did not state which embassy it was.

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Authorities recorded the incident as a felony and will inform Kuwait’s ministry of foreign affairs.

No further information was given.

The anonymity of the ambassador in such cases is sometimes preserved due to diplomatic immunity.

A diplomat's immunity is protected under Article 41 of the 1961 Vienna Convention. A diplomat be immune from prosecution.