Man Masturbates in Delhi Bus: Investigation initiated

ANI | Updated: Feb 12, 2018 18:02 IST

New Delhi [India], Feb. 12 (ANI): The Delhi Police on Monday said that an investigation has been initiated it the case where a student of Delhi University (DU) has accused a middle-aged man for allegedly masturbating beside her in a moving bus.

"The case has been registered and an investigation has begun. It's being probed who was he and under what circumstances he did that," said Chief Public Relations Officer here.

Calling it a case of perversion and depraved mindset, the CPRO said that the passengers on the bus should have also intervened in the case.

A DU student has lodged a complaint against a middle-aged man for allegedly masturbating beside her in a moving bus and trying to repeatedly touch her waist.

As per the FIR, the incident occurred on February 7 in the route between Vasant Village and IIT Gate.

The complainant shouted at the accused, but "he did not understand" and the co-passengers also "ignored it," the FIR further read.

She also uploaded a video of the incident on social media.

An FIR has been lodged with Vasant Vihar Police under sections 354 (sexual harassment), 354A, and 294 (obscene act in public place) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). (ANI)

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