Friday, December 1, 2017

Man ‘touches’ widow, booked


PUNE: The Sangvi police booked a Pimple Nilakh resident for outraging the modesty of the 37-year-old widow of his nephew. He was booked under Section 354 (A) (sexual harassment) of the Indian Penal Code.

A Sangvi police officer said the complainant lives with her family in Pimple Nilakh. On November 26, the suspect went to her house with some forms for a government scheme. While pretending to explain certain details, the man inappropriately touched the widow. The officer said when the woman resisted; the suspect used lewd language and left the house. "The woman informed her relatives and lodged a complaint on Wednesday. The suspect is yet to be arrested," said the officer.

Stalker booked

A 31-year-old woman on Wednesday lodged a complaint against an unidentified two-wheeler rider, who had followed her and passed lewd comments. The police have booked the suspect under Section 354 (D) (stalking) of the IPC. Police used CCTV footage to identify the suspect.


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