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2 Mumbai bikers grope women, touch them inappropriately at Khar, Bandra

Mumbai city news: Two FIRs have been registered under section 354 of the IPC for outraging modesty of women

mumbai Updated: Jul 16, 2017 17:21 IST
Jayprakash S Naidu
Jayprakash S Naidu
Hindustan Times
Mumbai city news,Mumbai crime,Mumbai women molestation
Several incidents of molestation of women have been reported in the recent past.(File)

The Khar police are on the lookout for two men who allegedly molested two collegegoing girls in separate incidents in Khar and Bandra. The possibility of a single accused committing both the crimes is not ruled out.

According to the Khar police, the first incident took place on June 29 on the Nargis Dutt road near Carter road in Pali Hill in Bandra west when a 21-year-old law student was on a morning walk with her dog.

Around 7.15am, a biker started flashing his bike’s headlight at her. She ignored him and walked away. He then drove past her . Before she could react, he groped her and fled.

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The second incident took place on July 1 around 7.25am when a 21-year-old was on her way to college. A man came on a bike and blocked her way on Rizvi college road in Khar west.

He touched her shoulder and cheek and fled.

Two FIRs have been registered under section 354 of the IPC for outraging modesty of women.

A police official from Khar police station said,”We are checking the CCTV cameras in the vicinity to identify the accused. The women have given us the description of the accused.”

First Published: Jul 14, 2017 11:57 IST