ITBP havildar arrested for harassing woman on train
A woman was on Monday allegedly harassed by an ITBP personnel in a sleeper coach of a Delhi-bound train, following which he has been arrested, police said.
Kanpur: A woman was on Monday allegedly harassed by an ITBP personnel in a sleeper coach of a Delhi-bound train, following which he has been arrested, police said.
The incident came to light this morning when Pursuhottam Express halted at Kanpur Central Station and the woman, who was travelling in S-8 coach, complained to the authorities that a youth, travelling in the same coach, harassed and misbehaved with her, GRP Inspector, Kanpur Central Station, Tripuri Pandey said.
The Government Railway police (GRP) personnel arrested the accused, who was in an inebriated state, he said.
The accused has been identified as Suresh Kumar, employed with ITBP as havildar in Odisha and was going to Delhi from Puri, Pandey said, adding, Kumar has been arrested.
Meanwhile, in another incident, a policeman was arrested for allegedly robbing passengers of their mobile phones in the trains passing from the Kanpur station, he said.
Rajesh Babu of Mathura Police Lines was arrested today after a number of complaints from the passengers about their phones being stolen, he said, adding, a number of mobile phones were seized from his possession.
On being interrogated, Kumar confessed to the crime and said that he was addicted of heroin used to sell the stolen phones to pay for his addiction, Pandey said.