Mumbai molestation case: Court sends accused to judicial custody till Oct 25

ANI | Updated: Oct 22, 2017 19:36 IST

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 22 (ANI): A Mumbai Court on Sunday granted four days police custody to the accused in molestation and physical assault case of a minor girl in Nehru Nagar area of Mumbai.

The victim was on her way to tuition classes on October 17 when some boys started passing lewd comments at her. The accused assaulted and hurled stones at her when she asked them to stop. The incident was captured on the CCTV camera.

The accused was initially arrested on October 18th under section 324, 506 of IPC but was released on bail on the same evening since it was a bailable offence.

An X-ray report of the victim later revealed that she has got a fracture in her nose after which the accused was arrested on additional charges of IPC326 and section 8 and 12 of POCSO act.

With permission of the court, the accused was arrested on Saturday evening and the case was handed over to WPI Manisha Shirke of Tilaknagar Police station.

Further investigation is going on. Accused will be again produced before the Court on 25th October. (ANI)