Woman molested by co-passenger in autorickshaw

ST Correspondent
Monday, 16 July 2018

A 27-year-old man was arrested on Saturday for allegedly molesting his woman co-passenger in an autorickshaw near Magarpatta City in Hadapsar. Police said that the accused is a resident of Wagholi.

Pune: A 27-year-old man was arrested on Saturday for allegedly molesting his woman co-passenger in an autorickshaw near Magarpatta City in Hadapsar. Police said that the accused is a resident of Wagholi.
 
According to police, the incident took place between 9.45 am and 10.10 am during the journey from Kharadi bypass to Magarpatta City. A 29-year-old woman from Vadgaon Sheri had lodged a complaint against him.  

Police arrested him for offence under section 354 (outraging modesty of a woman) of IPC. PSI Umakant Pune, said, “During interrogation, the accused said that it had happened accidentally.”

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