Press Esc to close
Saturday 29 August 2015
News updated at 2:45 PM IST
Weather
Max: 27.6°C
Min : 19.4°C
In Bengaluru
Sunny day

Two arrested for molestation inside Kolkata Metro

Kolkata, July 30, 2013 (IANS):

Two people were arrested for allegedly molesting a woman inside a train of the Kolkata Metro Railway, an official said Tuesday.

"Sheshadri Chakraborty and Rhyten Sen were arrested Monday night from Maidan station and booked for molestation after a complaint was filed by the victim," said Metro Railway deputy general manager Protyush Ghosh. The duo was handed to the Maidan police which booked them.

This is second such instance of molestation in a Metro train within seven days.

Last Tuesday, two people, including a college student, were arrested from Dum Dum station for molesting the daughter-in-law of a senior Metro official.

Kolkata Metro earlier this raised an all-women special task force to protect women against harassment in the station premises.

In a related incident, a student of the city's Rabindra Bharati University has lodged a police complaint against several youth, complaining she was stalked and molested by them.

"The victim in her complaint has alleged that she was stalked and molested by a group of men outside the University campus Monday night. We have not made any arrests so far," said an officer of Sinthi police station where the complaint was made.


Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Ex-servicemen celebrate Raksha Bandhan even as they continue their...

Ex-servicemen celebrate Raksha Bandhan even as they continue their...

Priest of Kumkum Swaminarayan temple gives final touch to a...

Priest of Kumkum Swaminarayan temple gives final touch to a...

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi paying obeisance at Hazratbal Shrine, in Srinagar...

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi paying obeisance at Hazratbal Shrine, in Srinagar...

Sand artist Manas Sahoo makes a sand art on the eve of Raksha Bandhan with a message...

Sand artist Manas Sahoo makes a sand art on the eve of Raksha Bandhan with a message...

A woman tying Rakhi to army soldiers on eve of Raksha Bandhan festival in Surat on Friday.

A woman tying Rakhi to army soldiers on eve of Raksha Bandhan festival in Surat on Friday.

Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor with fashion designer Manish Malhotra at his show...

Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor with fashion designer Manish Malhotra at his show...

Students celebrate Onam festival by making floral rangoli ‘pookalam’ at a public school...

Students celebrate Onam festival by making floral rangoli ‘pookalam’ at a public school...

Devotees watch a procession during Kumbh Mela or the Pitcher Festival in Trimbakeshwar...

Devotees watch a procession during Kumbh Mela or the Pitcher Festival in Trimbakeshwar...

Activists of Left Front affiliated peasants organisation break police barricades...

Activists of Left Front affiliated peasants organisation break police barricades...

Boys stand near the charred vehicles after the incidents of violence following the Patel...

Boys stand near the charred vehicles after the incidents of violence following the Patel...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523