Grandmother thrashes youth for harassing granddaughter in Mumbai
The incident took place on Maharshi Karve road on March 21, when the girl, a Class 9 student, was returning home after school.Updated: Mar 24, 2017 22:53 IST
A 67-year-old grandmother caught and thrashed a youth after he harassed her granddaughter in Marine Lines area of South Mumbai, police said on Friday.
He was later arrested by the police.
The incident took place on Maharshi Karve road on March 21, when the girl, a Class 9 student, was returning home after school.
Premkumar Yadav, the accused, allegedly began to follow her, and when the girl tried to run, he allegedly held her hand and threatened her with a knife.
The girl managed to run home, and narrated the incident to her grandmother.
Her grandmother rushed to the spot, and catching hold of Yadav, gave him a thrashing.
A patrolling team from Azad Maidan police station reached there and took Yadav in custody.
“A case under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO) was registered against Yadav,” said a senior police official. Local court remanded him in judicial custody.
First Published: Mar 24, 2017 22:52 IST