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Man arrested for teasing girl in bus

punjab Updated: May 14, 2015 19:49 IST
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In yet another incident of molestation in a bus, a girl accused a man of molesting her on Thursday. The police have arrested the accused.

The victim, who is a resident of Jalandhar, boarded the bus of Khattra company for Patiala from Jalandhar. The accused, who has been identified as Sumit Kumar of Hoshiarpur, boarded the bus from Phagwara and sat next to the victim.

According to her, he started teasing her so she raised an alarm. Following this, the bus was stopped and the accused was handed over to the police.

The Laddowal police initiated investigation after registering a case against the accused.

Kamaljit Singh, the investigating officer of the case, said the accused was immediately arrested for allegedly harassing the women. "A case was registered under Section 354-A (assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty) against the accused and appropriate action would be taken,"he added.