He has been charged under section 354 A (sexual harassment) of Indian Penal Code.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) (PRO) Madhur Verma on Monday said a vigilance inquiry was ordered against the officer after the complaint and the report was submitted.
The SHO claimed he mistook the journalist for a protester and tried to push her away.
Police said disciplinary action would be initiated against him for unprofessional behaviour.
Further vigilance inquiry in the matter is underway. (ANI)