May 9, 2021

Man arrested for sexually harassing a teen-age girl

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From our Correspondent, Nadia, Sep. 13: A man, namely Sujan Debnath (26) has been arrested on charges of sexually harassing a 16-year-old girl student when she was getting back home from a birthday-party in Swarupgunj area under Nabadwip police station.
Acting on a complaint, lodged by the victim’s family, police arrested the accused youth from his home at Swarupgunj.
According to the victim’s family, the girl, a resident of Panshila GP area, went to join her friend’s birth-day party at Swarupgunj on Thursday evening. Around 9.30, the girl was cycling back her home. When she was crossing a locality, Debnathpara, she was allegedly halted by a youth.

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After that, the man forcibly took her to a bush nearby and outraged her modesty. Passersby rushed to the spot when they heard a scream coming out from the nearby bush. The molester managed to escape. But police later arrested the accused on Saturday night from his residence and has been produced to the court.