Man gropes girl while boarding local train, pulled off at next station, beaten up, arrested

The Hush Post|11:20pm| 1-min-read
A 32-year-old man was arrested for allegedly groping a teenage girl while boarding a suburban train at Dadar station in Mumbai on Tuesday.
The 16-year-old victim, a resident of Thane district, was boarding the train for Titwala with her friend on Monday evening. The accused, Om Singh, alleged touched her inappropriately, a police official said.
After the girl raised an alarm, Singh fled taking advantage of the crowd.
The victim, a student, and her friend, spotted him at Mulund station and pulled him out of the train when it halted.
A scuffle ensued between the three on the platform. Singh allegedly manhandled the victim’s friend and also hit her.
Meanwhile, other commuters gathered at the spot and thrashed Singh before handing him over to the police.
He was produced before a court on Tuesday.
The court remanded him in police remand till January 18.

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