Bengaluru: Brave woman follows groper, stops train - Hands him over to police


Daijiworld Media Network - Bengaluru (MS)

Bengaluru, Nov 10: A man, passenger on a Mysuru bound train, had the shock of his life as the woman, also a passenger travelling by the same train chased and confronted him as he tried to escape after groping her in her sleep.

This incident occurred on the wee hours of November 6 on the Kochuveli-Mysuru Express. The 28-year-old woman, a marketing executive by profession, was travelling along with her friends from Ernakulam on coach S8. As the train was nearing the Tirupattur railway station in northern Tamil Nadu at around 4.45 am, the woman felt the hands of someone on her back. She quickly got up a made noise. The suspect ran to the next compartment quickly. But the gutsy woman did not let him go and followed him to the next compartment and confronted him. As usual, the suspect denied any wrongdoing of the kind mentioned by the lady.


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The woman did not let him easily. She tried to get help in the said compartment but no one there to help her. So she walked back to her compartment and alerted her friends and other passengers. When they went to the next compartment in search of the suspect, he had already made his way to another compartment. But the woman and her friends located him in one of the compartments. In the meantime, the train also reached Tirupatur railway station. However, they could not get any TTE to appraise their issue. This forced one of the friends of the victim to pull the chain in order to draw the attention of the railway police.

The Government Railway Police, who quickly responded to the distress call arrested the culprit after spot inquiry. Though the woman in question was asked to file a complaint, she did not so due to lack of time. However, she promptly lodged a complaint on reaching the Bengaluru Cantonment railway police. V Sunish is the person who is in custody of the police now on the accusation of groping the woman.

  

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  • YOGI THUNTA, MANGALURU - NEAR PUMPWELL CIRCLE

    Mon, Nov 11 2019

    She has guts to chase him and nab him not like others remembering the incident after 50 years !!!!! Instant justice so that people should remember it

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  • Jd, Mangalore

    Mon, Nov 11 2019

    Must salute the lady for her persistence. If all citizens sought to correct the wrong with similar persistence, we would be a different country.

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  • Santan Mascarenhas, Kinnigoli/Mumbai

    Sun, Nov 10 2019

    Woman is like a teabag, you do not know how strong she is until she gets into hot water. (Eleanor Roosevelt).

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  • hindu, Kudla

    Mon, Nov 11 2019

    Very Apt
    well said by the Iron Lady

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  • abdul munim, mangaluru

    Sun, Nov 10 2019

    this was unheard of before 2014. Now everyone is resorting to nuisance even in public as they know that the premier him has violated the ethics of marital life.

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