November 19, 2020
Stephen Rex Brown
NY Daily News
The sex crimes unit of the Bronx District Attorney’s office was rife with sexual harassment, a prosecutor charges in a new lawsuit seeking $2.5 million.
Assistant District Attorney Heba Abdelaal says she was subjected to constant inappropriate jokes and comments about her figure — and then was labeled humorless and disgruntled after she tried to distance herself from colleagues. Coworkers allegedly told Abdelaal, who is Muslim, that her religion made her too sensitive to the office’s culture.
In a Manhattan Federal Court suit filed Wednesday, Abdelaal