Monday, 26 December 2016

Woman cop on duty manhandled, molested inside police station in West Bengal, 4 held

Police on Sunday night booked four men for assaulting and molesting an on duty woman constable at police station in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district, reports said.

According to reports, during road-patrolling on Christmas late evening, police detained three drunk men from Sodepur area for riding bike recklessly without helmets and took them to Ghola Police Station.

Few hours later, demanding immediate release of the trio, few men allegedly tried to enter the police station forcibly without any permission.

When a woman police constable tried to prevent them from entering the police station, she was manhandled and molested by the group.

Few other male cops were also assaulted, when they tried to intervene into the matter.

Four of the attackers, Rintu Roy, Sonu Chanda, Narayan Das and Bapi Chowdhury, were arrested from the spot at midnight and have been charged under IPC sections 354 (Assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty), 506 (Criminal intimidation), 120-B (Criminal conspiracy) and 36 (Effect caused partly by act and partly by omission), officials said.

IBNS