Four arrested for molesting woman

TNN Bureau. Updated: 1/2/2018 11:45:29 AM

Mumbai, Jan 2 : Vikhroli police have arrested four people for allegedly molesting a woman, who was trying to hire a cab on the Eastern Express Highway.
According to police, the incident took place on the eve of New Year. The complainant stated that she was trying to hire a cab around 2230 hrs near Vikhroli on Sunday, when four people, who were returning home from their day's work, mistook her for a sex worker and made her sit in the car.
Assistant Police Inspector (API) Vijay Sandbhor of Vikhroli police station, said ''The accused were drunk at the time of the incident. They could not understand that the woman is not call girl. They gave her a lift and after driving a bit further, started misbehaving with her. Shocked by their behaviour, the woman started shouting for help.''
Surprised by this, the four realised that they have picked up a wrong person and stopped the vehicle. They then apologised and went ahead. The lady reached the local police station and registered a complaint of kidnapping and molestation. She also provided the vehicle number to the police, which track down the accused and arrested them.
The accused have confessed to the crime, but admitted that it was not intentional and a mistake. Police then booked them for molestation and presented them before a court, which granted them bail.


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