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Actress allegedly molested in Kolkata while returning from shooting, two held

The actress said in her police complaint that three drunken men had stopped her when her car brushed past a man, snatched her keys, dragged her out and touched her inappropriately.

regional movies Updated: Sep 20, 2017 13:31 IST
Press Trust of India, Kolkata
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The incident took place close to Tollygunge when the actress was returning to her Behala residence in south west part of the city.

A Tollywood actress was allegedly molested in Kolkata while returning home after completing her shoot shortly after midnight on Tuesday. Two persons were arrested in this connection, police said.

The actress said in her police complaint that three drunken men had stopped her car near Siriti crossing at 1 am when it had brushed past a man standing on the road.

The men snatched the keys of the vehicle, dragged her out and touched her inappropriately, an officer of Behala police station, where a case has been lodged, said.

The incident took place close to Tollygunge when she was returning to her Behala residence in south west part of the city.

“We have arrested two of the accused and looking for the third one,” DC (Behala) Meeraz Khalid said adding that the duo have been sent to two days of police custody.

A case has been registered against them under IPC sections 341 (punishment for wrongful restraint), 354 (assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty), 506 (punishment for criminal intimidation), the DC said.

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First Published: Sep 20, 2017 12:19 IST