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Molestation on city bus: Police file suo moto case, form spl teams to nab accused


Team Udayavani, Jan 16, 2021, 5:44 PM IST

 

Mangaluru: A day after a woman took to social media to call out her molester, the police have decided to file a suo moto case in the matter.

In the post that went viral on social media, the woman stated that its not easy to be a woman while narrating her ordeal on how a man touched her inappropriately, and none of the other passengers, bus staff came to her help.

Taking note of the incident, city commissioner N Shashi Kumar informed on Saturday informed that police had formed special teams to nab the accused

The victim has been contacted and she is willing to register a case, he told media persons.

Also Read: In Insta post girl narrates molestation ordeal on M’luru bus, says ‘It’s not easy to be a woman’

Further addressing the concerns over womens’ safety in public transport, Shashi Kumar said that in this particular case the driver and conductor of the private bus will be questioned. A meeting will be held with the bus owners’ association to facilitate a good and safe transport system, he said.

Police personnel, dressed in plain clothes will be deployed at public places for ensuring woman’s safety, he added.

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