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Caught on camera: Man held for assaulting woman in Kerala

The Kerala police on Sunday arrested a 33-year-old man after a video of him sexually harassing a woman in a deserted lane in Kozhikode last week went viral on the social networking sites.


  |  Updated On : October 23, 2017 08:13 AM
Caught on camera: Man held for assaulting woman in Kerala (Source: YouTube screengrab)

Caught on camera: Man held for assaulting woman in Kerala (Source: YouTube screengrab)

New Delhi :  

The Kerala police on Sunday arrested a 33-year-old man after a video of him sexually harassing a woman in a deserted lane in Kozhikode last week went viral on the social networking sites.

Jamsher was arrested following a search based on the visuals of the incident that occurred on the afternoon of October 18, the police said.

The accused has been booked under the Indian Penal Code (IPC) sections pertaining to “sexual harassment, assault or criminal force to woman with intent to disrobe and stalking”, they added.

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The incident was captured by a CCTV camera installed at a residence in the area in which Jamsher can be seen accosting and then assaulting the woman in the narrow lane.

After a while, the man was seen fleeing the spot and the victim was seen chasing him.

The police registered a case and arrested him after the video went viral on social media.

The woman was sent for medical examination, police said.

(With PTI inputs)

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First Published: Monday, October 23, 2017 07:55 AM


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