The woman complained to her relatives about the harassment incident, who then approached police.(AP/File Photo)
The woman complained to her relatives about the harassment incident, who then approached police.(AP/File Photo)

Share auto driver, accomplice nabbed for misbehaving with woman in Chennai

The woman was returning from college in the share auto and the accused duo tried to misbehave with her in an isolated place by using vulgar language and pulling her dupatta, police said.
Press Trust of India, Chennai | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 12, 2018 06:56 PM IST

A ‘share auto’ driver and his accomplice were arrested on Saturday for allegedly misbehaving with a woman passenger recently, police said.

The driver Janarthanan and his friend Pavin were arrested for allegedly misbehaving with the woman, a college student, they said.

She was staying at a relative’s place for her education.

The woman had travelled in the share auto on May 7 while returning from college and the duo tried to misbehave with her in an isolated place by using vulgar language and pulling her dupatta, police said.

She, however, managed to escape and narrated her ordeal to her relatives, following which they lodged a police complaint.

The duo was arrested early on Saturday morning, police said.

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