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CRPF jawan arrested for sexually harassment

ANI | Updated: Feb 12, 2019 23:53 IST

Panaji (Goa), [India], Feb 2 (ANI): A 43-year-old Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) constable has been arrested for sexually harassing a woman at Calangute Beach in Goa on Tuesday, police said.

A complaint was filed by the victim against the accused, after which, the constable deployed at the recruit training centre in Madhya Pradesh was arrested.

Police Inspector Jivba Dalvi said, "A complaint was received from a woman, who is a native of Mumbai. She said she was at Calangute beach on Tuesday along with her husband and kids when the accused approached her and touched her inappropriately and abused with vulgar and filthy words thereby outraging  her modesty."

"Further when the victim's husband questioned the accused person, the CRPF constable hit him. Her husband sustained injuries in the scuffle," police said.

Police have registered a case under relevant sections of the IPC and further investigation is underway. (ANI)