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Three arrested on molestation charge

PTI | Last Updated: Sunday, July 6, 2014 - 01:23

Guwahati: Three persons were arrested on Saturday in connection with an alleged molestation attempt on a university student on board a mini bus in the state capital, police said.
Guwahati Senior Superintendent of Police Anand Praksh Tiwari said the alleged incident took place on July 2 when the student of Gauhati University was going to her hometown, Morigaon.

"She has alleged that three persons tried to molest her. However, investigation revealed that it was her fear that the trio would molest her and so she jumped off the running vehicle and got injured," Tiwari told.

Police have arrested three persons, including the driver of the vehicle, in connection with the case, the SSP said.

According to an FIR filed by the girl`s father, three persons tried to molest her on the bus.

The incident has fuelled protests during the day on Gauhati University campus. The protesting students demanded immediate action against the accused.

First Published: Sunday, July 6, 2014 - 01:23
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