Sinlung /
26 May 2014

Delhi University Student From Northeast Catches Molester

New Delhi, May 26 : A Delhi University student belonging to the northeast community was molested inside North Campus by an outsider who had sneaked in posing as a student, police said.

The accused has been arrested and sent to jail. He has been identified as Jagdish, a resident of outer Delhi's Narela.

The incident took place near the English Art faculty around 10.30am on Friday. According to the FIR filed by the 25-year-old, Jagdish approached her and tried to shake hands. Before she could sense his intentions, he tightened his grip and pulled her to one side. He then tried to misbehave.

The young woman resisted and raised an alarm following which he pushed her and tried to escape. However, she displayed courage and nabbed him by his collar after a short chase. Soon, students and guards assembled on the spot and caught hold of Jagdish. Police were called in and he was handed over to them.

A case of molestation and sexual harassment under sections 354 and 354A of Indian Penal Code has been registered and the man sent to judicial custody. Investigations are in progress.


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