Gopal Valmiki, who allegedly masturbated at American woman in Mumbai, gets bail

 Gopal Valmiki, who was arrested Wednesday morning for allegedly masturbating at an American woman in broad daylight in Colaba, was released today after getting bail.

Updated: Aug 19, 2015, 16:32 PM IST
Gopal Valmiki, who allegedly masturbated at American woman in Mumbai, gets bail

Mumbai: Gopal Valmiki, who was arrested Wednesday morning for allegedly masturbating at an American woman in broad daylight in Colaba, was released after a court here granted him bail.

Earlier in the day, the Mumbai Police arrested Valmiki, who was caught on camera allegedly masturbating at the foreign national.

A newspaper report claimed that Valmiki, who works as a trainee share trader at the Bombay Stock Exchange, had told police following his arrest that he was not masturbating at the American national and was just peeing when she looked at him.

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The American national had managed to capture Valmiki's photo and tweeted it immediately, catching the Maharashtra Chief Minister's Office attention.

Police had yesterday recorded the woman's statement and registered an FIR.

The accused has been booked under Section 509 (word, gesture or act intended to insult modesty of a woman) of the IPC, Gadgil said.

Here is what Abdo had tweeted:

The Chief Minister's Office in Maharashtra had responded to Abdo's tweets.

Abdo had later removed the picture as she handed over the matter to police and thanked Twitterati for their responses.