JNU student arrested for molestation

The woman alleged that the accused made lewd comments about her when she entered the library.

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: November 15, 2014 1:14:34 am

A 28-year-old MA student was arrested on charges of molesting a girl inside Jawaharlal Nehru University’s library. Police said the incident was reported on Tuesday. In a written complaint to police, the woman alleged that the accused made lewd comments about her when she entered the library.

She also alleged that he tried to pull her towards him. When she asked him to apologise for the act, he refused and instead starting passed comments on her.

“The woman said that he tried to corner her in the library and touched her inappropriately. She made a call to the police control room and officers reached the spot. The accused was arrested from the library,” a senior police officer said.

Police have recorded the woman’s statement. A case of molestation has been registered against the man at Vasant Kunj( North) station.
He has been remanded in judicial custody.

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