A 17-year-old was booked by Bandra police for allegedly molesting his 16-year-old pal. He additionally recorded a video and circulated amongst his group of mates by means of WhatsApp.
In response to the police, in March each turned mates by means of social media. The sufferer in her assertion to police officers mentioned, “Within the final week of Might, he insisted on assembly close to KC Marg, Bandra (West), the place he touched her inappropriately and recorded a video with out her information.”
An officer from Bandra police station mentioned, “She was unaware that her pal had circulated her video on WhatsApp teams. On August 2, one of many sufferer’s pal acquired her video on WhatsApp after which he alerted her about the identical.”
A grievance was filed on August 3. Police have registered the offence beneath part 354 (assault or prison power to lady with intent to outrage her modesty) of Indian Penal Code, and sections 8 (punishment for sexual assault) and 12 (punishment for sexual harassment) of Safety of Youngsters from Sexual Offenses Act and part 66 (D) (punishment for dishonest by personation through the use of pc useful resource) of Data Expertise Act and are investigating the case.