Guwahati molestation: SC moved for compensation to victim



New Delhi: An 82-year-old man has moved the Supreme Court apprising it of the incident of molestation of a teenaged girl in Guwahati by a mob of 16 persons and seeking compensation for her.

In his petition, Satya Pal Anand, a resident of Indore in Madhya Pradesh, has sought the apex court's directions for awarding Rs 27 lakh as compensation to the victim.

He has also sought dismissal of the Assam government for allegedly "failing to function in accordance with the Constitution of India".

PTI