The police have arrested the man accused of molesting a 21-year-old woman and flashing at her at the Jor Bagh metro station last month.
In a series of tweets, the woman, who is a resident of Gurugram, had claimed that on June 2 she was travelling in a Delhi Metro train on the Yellow Line, A stranger approached her and sought her help for locating an address. After helping him, she get off the train and sat on a platform to book a cab
That man was seeking help again, this time when she tried to help him, the accused flashed his private part, she claimed.
The incident took place on June 2 at around 1:50 pm and the matter came to light after the victim narrated her ordeal on Twitter the same night.
The accused, Manav Aggarwal, 40, is a resident of Gurugram and currently unemployed
Delhi commission for women chairperson Swati Maliwal issued a notice to Delhi Police, she said, “issued a notice to Delhi Police. “Strongest action must be taken against the man and he needs to be urgently arrested!,”
Deputy Commissioner of Police (Railways) Harendra K Singh said, “The accused fled to Nepal on June 4 after he came to know about the incident through media. He also applied for anticipatory bail during that period.”
Accused has been charged with Sections 354 (assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty), 354A (sexual harassment and punishment for sexual harassment), and 354D (stalking) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).