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Two arrested for molesting woman cyclist at Worli in Mumbai

The Accused, Who Were Going On A Motorcycle, Had Touched The Cyclist Inappropriately And Even Went Ahead Smiling At Her, He Said.

PTI | Updated on: 13 May 2019, 12:27:20 AM
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Two men were on Sunday arrested for allegedly molesting a woman cyclist at Worli in Mumbai, police said. The incident had occurred in the wee hours of Saturday, when the woman was on her way to Haji Ali, an official said. "The accused, who were going on a motorcycle, had touched the cyclist inappropriately and even went ahead smiling at her," he said.

The woman had later lodged a complaint at Tardeo police station against the duo, following which an offence under section 354, 34 of IPC was registered, the official said.

The accused were identified as Scheldon Alfred Fernandes (20) and his aide Rahul Desai (24), he said.

The police also recovered their motorcycle, which they had used in the crime, the official said. 

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First Published : 13 May 2019, 12:27:20 AM