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Autorickshaw driver held for molesting Danish woman

An autorickshaw driver was arrested for molesting a 25-year-old student from Denmark here today. The victim, who hails from Copenhagen in Denmark, had come to city in connection with research work.

punjab Updated: Sep 08, 2013 22:08 IST
HT Correspondent
25-year-old student

An autorickshaw driver was arrested for molesting a 25-year-old student from Denmark here on Sunday.

The accused Vicky Kumar, resident of Islamabad area here was arrested and sent to jail.

The scholar, who hails from Copenhagen in Denmark, had come to city in connection with research work.

The incident occurred around 11 pm on Friday, when she reached the city from New Delhi.

In her complaint to the police, the victim stated that when she was crossing the bridge near the station on Friday night, the accused came from behind and tried to touch her after which she fell on the ground as she lost her balance.

She added that the accused even tried molesting her but fled when she raised the alarm.

Station house officer Sanjeev Thakur said that the accused has been sent to jail and there were previous complaints against him of same nature as well.

He said the victim was in a state of shock when she approached the police.

The victim left the city today morning.