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Woman molests by male co-passanger

PTI Last Updated at 08 Aug 2018, 16:08 IST India

A 19-year-old woman was allegedly molested by a male co-passenger in a shared rickshaw in the city, police said today.

The incident took place late last night and the 29-year-old accused, Sagar Dumbre, was arrested in the wee hours today, police added.

The complainant said that she had boarded the shared rickshaw at Gamdevi Maidan around 9.30 pm and was on her way to Chirag Nagar when Dumbre allegedly molested her, Thane police spokesperson Sukhada Narkar said.

The woman lodged a complaint with Naupada police station, following which the accused was arrested around 1 am from his residence in Laxmi Nagar, she added.

Dumbre was booked under IPC section 354 (assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty) by Naupada police. Further investigation is on.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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