An employee of Hotel Mountview,Sector 10 was arrested by Chandigarh Police after another employee working in the same hotel accused him of molestation at her residence.
Bhagwan Singh,aged 57,was arrested by Sector 11 police officials on Tuesday night when a woman residing in Khuda Jassu village alleged that Singh trespassed her house and molested her.
According to the victim,the accused was in a drunken state and barged into her house at around 10.30 in the night.
When Singh forcibly entered into the victims residence and started misbehaving with her,the victim called the police. Thereafter,Singh left her residence out of fear of the police, said Gurmukh Singh,station house officer of Sector 11.
The accused,a Class IV employee,was arrested from his residence in Khuda Jassu on the same night. A case has been registered against him under Section 354 (assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty),452 (house- trespass alter preparation for hurt,assault or wrongful restraint) and 506 (punishment for criminal intimidation) of the Indian Penal Code. The accused was produced in court on Wednesday.