Lawyer, 24, chases molester; women beat up ‘lewd caller’ - Hindustan Times
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Lawyer, 24, chases molester; women beat up ‘lewd caller’

ByJayprakash Naidu and Priyanka Dhomse, Mumbai:
Dec 02, 2019 01:01 AM IST

A 24-year-old lawyer chased a 32-year-old medical student, Javed Shah, who allegedly molested her, at Dadar station, up to Andheri and ensured he was arrested on Saturday night.

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The incident took place around 10.30pm when the complainant was waiting for a fast train to Borivli.

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The complainant said, “The man came from behind and touched me inappropriately. To escape, he boarded a crowded general compartment.”

Police said the woman caught him at Andheri and alerted the police, who arrested him. The accused is a resident of Prabhadevi. A magistrate court on Sunday remanded him in judicial

custody.

In another incident in Badlapur, a group of women beat up a man who made lewd calls to them and got him arrested.

The accused, Bipin Kumar Chauhan, 20, works as a contract labourer in Alibaug.

“Tired of his calls, one woman called him to Badlapur on Sunday. They laid a trap and made a video of it, which went viral,” said a senior police officer.

“The accused was released with a warning. However, a non-cognisable offence has been registered under section 507 [criminal intimidation by an anonymous communication] of the Indian Penal Code (IPC),” said DV Deshmukh, senior police inspector.

(With inputs from Priyanka Dhomse)

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