Two held for harassing female student of PU

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
  • Updated: Aug 03, 2014 20:44 IST

Two persons have been held for allegedly harassing and threatening a female student of Panjab University in an inebriated state on the varsity campus on Sunday.

The accused have been identified as Vikas Rathi and Jatinder, both residents of Sonipat.

Giving details of the case, Sector-11 Sector-11 police station SHO, inspector Malkit Singh, said that Rathi, who is an advocate by profession and a former PU student, accompanied by Jatinder, came to campus in a car (HR-10-T-0007), passed lewd comments on the victim and threatened her near Gandhi Bhawan. They also assaulted her male friend.

The two have been booked under obscene acts and songs (section 294), word, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman (section 509), assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty (section 354), voluntarily causing hurt (section 323), criminal intimidation (section 506) and act done by several persons under sections (Section 34) of the Indian Penal Code at the Sector-11 police station. The accused were produced in court and have been remanded in custody.

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