Man held for misbehaving towards Japanese tourist
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Last Updated: Friday, November 19, 2010, 14:42
  
Thiruvananthapuram: Police arrested a local man for harrassing a 19-year-old Japanese woman tourist at the beach resort Kovalam near here yesterday.

The arrested, identified as Syed Muhammad (28),had been charged under Section 354 of IPC for intending to outrage the modesty of the girl, Kovalam police said.

He was given bail after registering the case.

According to police, the man lured the girl to a hotel on the beach by offering her help to wash her hands which got sullied while picking up some articles fell on the sandy beach.

On reaching the hotel he allegedly touched her body with the intention of outraging her modesty but she freed herself from his clutches. She then came to the police station and lodged a complaint,police sources said.

PTI


First Published: Friday, November 19, 2010, 14:42


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